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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

HOLMES, James Stuart 1847–1926

HOLMES, James Stuart 1847–1926

Born Geelong, Victoria, son of Hon. Mathew Holmes MLC. Educated at Edinburgh University; arrived in Dunedin December 1864. Belonged to Dunedin Art Club. From 1885 had charge of the Awamoa Estate: was member of the Oamaru Harbour Board from 1886, Chairman of Board from 1895–21. For many years was a committee member of the North Otago Agricultural and Pastoral Assoc. Later he had a place at Eketahuna, then retired to Wellington. Exhibited: OAS 1876–1921.