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Artist unknown :[Elizabeth Atkinson, nee Smith. ca 1840]

Reference Number: D-022-001

Portrait of Elizabeth Atkinson, wife of John Atkinson, and mother of the six Atkinson children who settled in New Zealand in the 1840s and 1850s

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Pastel drawings, related to Hon Sir Harry Albert Atkinson, James Crowe Richmond, Elizabeth Atkinson, John Atkinson and Tudor Egmont Atkinson.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[Elizabeth Atkinson, nee Smith. ca 1840], Reference Number D-022-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pastel and black chalk on brown paper with cloth backing 656 x 529 mm. Oval image, verticalSingle art work

Historical Notes: Elizabeth Atkinson did not come to New Zealand herself, although six of her children, including Premier Sir Harry Atkinson, settled in New Zealand. She was the daughter of William and Fanny Smith, who manufactured "curiously strong peppermints". She was the wife of John Atkinson, an English architect and builder, whose portrait was donated with this one.

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