Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook
PERCIVAL, William James
Said to have been one of the organisers of the OAS in 1876. Exhibited: OAS 1882–90, NZ and South Seas Ex Dunedin 1889–90, showing watercolours and oils of southern scenes. A William James Percival lived in Clyde Street, Dunedin in 1872, 1873; a William Percival was listed as an optician in George Street; but a W. J. Percival was listed as a Napier artist 1892–93 Wise's, and a William Percival was an architect in Palmerston North in 1896–97.