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I noticed how the word of the Maori. Shortly after his arrival at Auckland in October 1899, he went to Te Kuiti old could be relied upon, how willing they were to suffer the tedious sittings to record typical Maori types in relief sculptures. Judging by his written remarks and do their part to help me. With the younger ones it was the reverse, they 36 devouring tooth of time’ carvings and ‘works of skill’ that were irreplaceable owing to the ‘tide of colonization’. The Polynesian Society, founded in 1892, also sought to record the legends and life style of the old-time Maori in its scholarly publications.

It is held in a large room on the second floor of the from Connelly for erection in Cornwall Park but it was never completed. The National Mutual Buildings. This room contains a fine supply of models and of all scheme was for an Italian type of fountain complete with allegorical figures, sea appliances used in a modern school of art. Mr. Morison gives instruction in horses and tritons. ’ How It was on Connelly’s advice, according to Logan Campbell in his successful this venture was it is difficult to say because little is heard of it after autobiography, that he opened an art school in 1878 where annual prizes were this date.

This said, it must be admitted at once that Trethewey’s work sometimes has an Battered, with arm bandaged, the Digger leans in exhaustion against a pile of awkwardness of conception that betrays the provincial origins of his art. wreckage, a symbol of courage in adversity. The conception is brutally realistic 44 PLATE 9 William T. Trethewey, Dr. Margaret Cruickshank, 1922–23, marble, Seddon Square, Waimate. Height 2700 mm FIGURE 26 William T. Trethewey, Captain Cook, 1931–32, Victoria Square, Christchurch.

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