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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

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Denmark Design

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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The Wake: A Poem in the Forest
The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

The Wake: A Poem in the Forest

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Pillars: Project Another Country
Pillars: Project Another Country

Pillars: Project Another Country

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Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka
Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

Ralph Hotere: Godwit/Kuaka

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Seeing Moana Oceania
Seeing Moana Oceania

Seeing Moana Oceania

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Flight Plan
Flight Plan

Flight Plan

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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Members Preview: Denmark Design
Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

Members Preview: Denmark Design

12–4pm

FREE (Members only)

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Curator Talk: Denmark Design
Curator Talk: Denmark Design

2–3pm

FREE

Innovative, functional and pioneering – Danish design has consistently been at the vanguard of design and has become a bench mark of the modern home.

Join Emma Jameson, co-ordinating curator for Denmark Design for an illustrated introduction to our stunning new exhibition as she explores the makers, the ideologies and the social contexts from which some of most archetypal domestic designs have developed.

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath
Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

Flower Workshop: Long-lasting Christmas wreath

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Colin McCahon: I Am
Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

This award-winning documentary looks at the life and work of New Zealand's most celebrated painter, Colin McCahon

Colin McCahon: I Am

1.30pm

Free

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 Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton
Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

Let celebrated writer and curator Justin Paton take you on a visual journey through the landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand, as Colin McCahon loved and painted it. With this talk, we celebrate Paton’s landmark new book McCahon Country, published in association with Penguin Random House on the 100th anniversary of McCahon's birth.

Illustrated talk: McCahon Country by Justin Paton

2–3pm

FREE for Members, $10 Non Members

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 Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

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Denmark Design Members Late Night
Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

At this Members Late Night, journalist and design-enthusiast Jeremy Hansen will talk with design curator Justine Olsen, interior designer Rufus Knight and architect Jon Rennie about how Scandinavian design aesthetics and principles continue to influence Aotearoa New Zealand today.

Denmark Design Members Late Night

6.30–9.30pm

Members $35, non-Members $85 (includes a one-year membership) Book now

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop
Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

Native & Wild Perfume Design Workshop

10.30am–1.30pm

$225 Members $275 non-Members Book now

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Denmark Design Seminar
Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $135 Non-Members* Book now

Associate Professor Linda Tyler and ‘design encyclopaedia’ Caroline Montague dive deep into the history, heyday and highlights of Danish Design in this one-day Denmark Design seminar, with four 50-minute lectures on: 

1.            The First Danish Design Companies with an international reputation
2.            From Classicism to Functionalism
3.            Organic Modernism: Danish Design Goes International
4.            Danish Design in the Postmodern era and Our Time

Denmark Design Seminar

10.30am–3.30pm

$75 Members early bird*, $85 Members standard, $135 Non-Members* Book now

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Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020
Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

Gibbs Farm sculpture park visit 2020

10am–2pm

$95 + fees Adult, $85 +fees Auckland Art Gallery Member, $70 + fees Student, $40 + fees Child (Under 5 free) Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Linda Tyler

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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My Art Time
My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

My Art Time is a free, kids-focused weekend event held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–2pm. 

My Art Time

Every weekend, 11am – 2pm

Free for New Zealand residents, Members and Children 12 & under

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Alexa Johnston and Annette McKone

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Artworks

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Hill with wind blown trees
Hill with wind blown trees

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour and conte
Size (h x w)
419 x 533 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/19
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Landscape with farm house
Landscape with farm house

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
517 x 647 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/23
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Twilight in the gorge
Twilight in the gorge

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
609 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/25
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Still life: bottle and apples
Still life: bottle and apples

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
317 x 412 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/3
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Village, Morocco
Village, Morocco

John Weeks

Production date
1927
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
251 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/6
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Study for Composition
Study for Composition

John Weeks

Production date
1929
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
476 x 585 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/12
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Continental Cafe
Continental Cafe

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
tempera on board
Size (h x w)
640 x 525 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the William James Jobson Trust, 1951
Accession no
1951/12/2
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Study for Clay Riverbanks
Study for Clay Riverbanks

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1939
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
495 x 625 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/13
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Hawk
Hawk

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
brush drawing
Size (h x w)
420 x 395 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/15
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Poppa
Poppa

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on prepared board
Size (h x w)
352 x 251 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/2
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Rocky Stream
Rocky Stream

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour and conte
Size (h x w)
422 x 536 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/26
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Abstract forms, Venice
Abstract forms, Venice

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1951
Medium
tempera on board
Size (h x w)
495 x 705 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/30
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Moroccan Village
Moroccan Village

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
241 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/7
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The Avenue, Shepperton
The Avenue, Shepperton

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1918
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
265 x 342 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1920
Accession no
1920/3
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The Mystic Hour
The Mystic Hour

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
264 x 370 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1935
Accession no
1935/5/2
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Femille: Arab Village at Foot of Snow Line High up on the Grand Atlas, Morocco
Femille: Arab Village at Foot of Snow Line High up on the Grand Atlas, Morocco

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
203 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/11
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Still life: flowers
Still life: flowers

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
400 x 305 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/18
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Village
Village

John Weeks

Production date
1958
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
254 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/22
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After heavy rain
After heavy rain

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
635 x 863 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/24
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Fragments underfoot
Fragments underfoot

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
tempera on board
Size (h x w)
432 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/29
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Seine bridge
Seine bridge

John Weeks

Production date
1926
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
305 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/5
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Evening, Oureke Valley (Morocco)
Evening, Oureke Valley (Morocco)

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1928
Medium
pen and sepia wash
Size (h x w)
240 x 318 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1930
Accession no
1930/3/1
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Still Life with Fruit and Decorated Jar
Still Life with Fruit and Decorated Jar

John Weeks

Production date
20th century
Medium
tempera on board
Size (h x w)
302 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1938
Accession no
1938/1/2
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Animeter Valley, Animeter
Animeter Valley, Animeter

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
311 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/10
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Auckland Street
Auckland Street

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pen and sepia wash
Size (h x w)
260 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/17
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Still life with fruit and decorated jar
Still life with fruit and decorated jar

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
tempera on board
Size (h x w)
305 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/21
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Fantasy 2
Fantasy 2

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1949
Medium
oil on card
Size (h x w)
554 x 346 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/28
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Monkey
Monkey

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
monotype
Size (h x w)
203 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/32
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Old Church, Saint Tropez
Old Church, Saint Tropez

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1926
Medium
pen, wash and watercolour
Size (h x w)
138 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/4
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Chioggia, Venice
Chioggia, Venice

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1928
Medium
watercolour (double sheet folded)
Size (h x w)
298 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the family of F W Bramley, 1991
Accession no
1991/25
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Interior
Interior

John Weeks

Production date
1930
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
609 x 476 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Society of Arts, 1934
Accession no
1934/4
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Marrakech
Marrakech

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1927
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
241 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/9
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Nikau Heads
Nikau Heads

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
conte
Size (h x w)
497 x 403 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/16
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Landscape, Northcote
Landscape, Northcote

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
406 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/20
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Limestone Valley, King Country
Limestone Valley, King Country

John Weeks

Production date
circa 1943
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
628 x 857 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/27
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Precision carbon holder
Precision carbon holder

John Weeks

Production date
1950
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
552 x 755 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/31
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of John Gerrard Francis O'Connor, 2007
Accession no
RC2007/8
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
1920-1965
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Weeks Estate, c1980
Accession no
RC2001/1

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