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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

CANE, Thomas 1830–1905

CANE, Thomas 1830–1905

Born Brighton, England, trained as an architect under Gilbert Scott. Arrived Christchurch 1874 and was Canterbury Provincial Architect until abolition of Provinces 1876. Made his name as Christchurch architect; among buildings he designed were Corfe House at Christ's College and Christchurch Girls' High School, which later became the School of Art and later still an extension of the University of Canterbury Library. Was also recognised as a painter of lively watercolours of the countryside. Died Christchurch. Exhibited: CSA 1881–1900; NZ & South Seas Ex, Dunedin 1889–90. Work included in Canterbury Retrospective 1951; Centennial Ex, Wtn 1940. Represented: CSA, McDougall, Hocken and Canterbury Museum.