Elizabeth Pulman

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Elizabeth Pulman (1836–1900) was a British-born New Zealand photographer. She was regarded as being the country's first female professional photographer. She owned a photographic studio in Auckland along with her husband George Pulman.[1]

She was born in Lymm, Cheshire, England in 1836, and arrived in New Zealand in 1861.[2]


  1. ^ "Elizabeth Pulman Maori Portraits". New Zealand Archives. AEGA PC4 File: 1889/14. Retrieved 5 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Jackson, Phillip D. "Elizabeth Pulman". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved December 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)