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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

KING, Martha b.1790

KING, Martha b.1790

Arrived Wellington 1841 with S. Popham King, her brother, his wife and another sister. At first went to settle Wanganui, then to New Plymouth c.1850 where her brother was Registrar for Taranaki. Together with her sister and “Mr and Mrs King” her brother and page 147 his wife established a school in New Plymouth. She was a friend of the painter J. C. Richmond and corresponded with him when he was abroad in 1857. She removed from New Plymouth during Taranaki war c.1859, possibly to Auckland. Her botanical drawings were used as illustrations for E. J. Wakefield's Adventures in New Zealand. Represented: Turnbull.