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National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue

William Thomas Trethewey

William Thomas Trethewey

William Thomas Trethewey, recently appointed sculptor to the Centennial Exhibition, was born in Christchurch in 1892, and trained at the Canterbury University College School of Art. He has carried out numerous commissions in New Zealand, including the Soldiers' Memorial at Kaiapoi, and the Captain Cook Statue at Christchurch. He has executed three groups at the Centennial Exhibition, as well as the lions at the entrance to the British Court, the seahorses on the Fountain, and other work.

303            PIONEER MEN OF NEW ZEALAND (Sculpture for N.Z. Centennial Exhibition)

304            SACRIFICE

305            VICTORY
(Detail Figures from Christchurch War Memorial)
(Photographs of sculpture)