"S. Mitchell V.C. H.M.S. "Harrier.""
Copy of an original carte de visite portrait of Captain Samuel Mitchell of the H.M.S. Harrier, recipient of the Victoria Cross. The original portrait appears in a nautical, roped frame where Mitchell appears from the chest up. Dressed in formal attire, Mitchell wears two medals on his left breast, one of which is the Victoria Cross. His hair is short and he has a large greying beard and dark-toned moustache. The photograph is included on page 53 of William Francis Robert Gordon's album "Some "Soldiers of the Queen" who served in the Maori Wars and Other Notable Persons Connected Herewith".
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