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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook



London landscape painter who exhibited irregularly with Sussex Street Gallery and the Royal Academy 1854–75. Arrived in Christchurch probably in 1862; in March 1863 was listed on the committee page 116 of a proposed Society of Fine Arts in Christchurch; in October there was a meeting in his studio concerned with founding a school of art. In 1864 lectured at the Mechanics Institute on “The Arts of Design”; went on a sketching tour of Banks Peninsula and later offered the sketches for sale. In March 1865 exhibited views of Canterbury. 1869 was still in New Zealand: sketches of life in the goldfields of Otago 1869 are reproduced in Dr A. H. McLintock's The History of Otago pub. 1949 and in V. Pyke's The Province of Otago pub. 1868. Represented: Hocken, OESA.