May Smith

May Smith Archive

May Smith Archive by May Smith

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May Smith (1906-1988) was born in India and arrived in New Zealand with her family in 1921. She first met Frances Hodgkins at Ibiza in 1933 and her example persuaded Smith to take up painting. These documents consist of artwork and correspondence, photographs, sketchbooks, newspaper clippings, audiotapes, diaries, notes, colour slides and ephemera. There are three boxes and separate individual works of art.

May Smith Archive
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E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of May Smith Estate, 1991
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Research Library
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Not on display

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