Portrait of Jean Batten, 24 March 1970
Reference Number: EP/1970/1399/21
Original Evening Post caption reads: "A portrait of famous New Zealand airwoman Jean Batten, painted by Julia Lynch, of Wellington (Sister Mary Lawrence of St Mary's Convent) during Miss Batten's recent visit to Wellington. A life size oil painting measuring 36" x 28" it is a charming impression of the sitter...She wears the decorations of the CBE, the French Legion of Honour, the Brazilian Order of the Southern Cross and the 1937 Coronation Medal. The portrait has been purchased by the British Petroleum Company of New Zealand Ltd and is to be submitted for the Paris Salon later this year...The portrait bears her signature as well as that of the artist." Photograph of the portrait taken by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer and printed in the Evening Post on 24th March 1970.
Portrait of Jean Batten, Reference Number EP/1970/1399 (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a 35mm negative stripSingle negative
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