Nelson School Society Committee

Artist
Unattributed
Production date
1896
See full details

Object Detail


Description
Photograph of the Nelson School Society Committee as a memento of the final closing of the Campbell's School in 1896, and gifting of properties for the establishment of The Bishop Suter Art Gallery. The subjects depicted are: [back row]: Mr H Rowe (Vice President); Miss Baltrop; Mr F. Peart; Miss Dement; Mr T. Field (President). [seated]: Miss D. Karsten (Superintendent); Mr T.J. Thompson; Mrs Bisley; Mr T. Scott (Hon. Secretary0. Absent: Mr E. Boyes (Hon. Treasurer). The wooden frame is constructed from the time wreckage of the immigrant ship 'Fifeshire' which ran aground on what is now called 'Fifeshire Rock' in 1841.
Medium
Photograph
Measurements
Dimensions: 2 - Frame: 325 x 370mm
Credit line
Photograph presented by the Nelson School Society in 1896. The frame was presented by Miss J.E. O'Dwyer in 1933.
Accession number
1017

Explore works by

Explore by Object type

Explore by Subject category

Explore by Image tags

Explore by Colours

Share

Comments


Be the first to comment.