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Beverley Shore receiving a cheque from the Mayor of Petone, 1946

Reference Number: PAColl-4887-2-2

Artist Beverley Shore receiving a cheque for 25 guineas from Harold Green, Mayor of Petone, for her mural painting of the settlers landing on Petone beach. The event is taking place in the Wellington Technical College hall, and among the people in the image are the headmaster, Randolph Gordon Ridling and Art Master, Frederick Vincent Ellis. Photographed in 1946 by an unknown photographer working for Photo News, Wellington

Key terms:
1 image, related to Photo News Ltd 1945-1965, Beverley Doris Shore-Bennett, Randolph Gordon Ridling, Frederick Vincent Ellis, Harold Green, Wellington Technical College, Mayors - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Teachers - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Women artists.

Part of:
Beverley Shore Bennett, artist and designer, Reference Number PAColl-4887-2 (2 digitised items)
Zoe Martin-Carter: Photographs of Wellington and the Centennial Exhibition, Reference Number PAColl- 4887 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The mural had been purchased by the Petone Borough Council to inaugurate a scheme for the erection in public buildings of murals recording incidents in the history of the locality.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by "The Beverley Shore-Bennett Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

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