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Higgs, Sydney Hamlet 1884-1978 :[Pumpkin Cottage] Silverstream, Wellington [1930]

Reference Number: A-090-040

View of a cottage with a high-pitched roof, surrounded by trees, three people seated on the front verandah.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Nugent Herrmann Welch, Sydney Hamlet Higgs, James McLachlan Nairn, Pumpkin Cottage, Silverstream, Silverstream, Artists' studios and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Higgs, Sydney Hamlet 1884-1978 :[Pumpkin Cottage] Silverstream, Wellington [1930], Reference Number A-090-040 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 236 x 337 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: Cottage of James Nairn, where Higgs and Nugent Welch often stayed. Pumpkin cottage originally belonged to James Nairn, then passed to Nugent Welch. Welch taught art to Sydney Higgs and introduced him to the Wellington Art Club; the two often stayed at Pumpkin Cottage, where Higgs began his life-long interest in painting rivers.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002321)

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