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An Overture to the Text
An Overture to the Text

Free entry

An Overture to the Text

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Atlantic Crossing
Atlantic Crossing

Free entry

Atlantic Crossing

Free entry

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

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Love Chief
Love Chief

Free entry

Love Chief

Free entry

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John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)
John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)

Free entry

John Pule: Hauaga (Arrivals)

Free entry

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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

Free entry

Temples for the Gods

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Everyday Minimal
Everyday Minimal

Free entry

Everyday Minimal

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Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift
Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

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Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

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Summer Daze
Summer Daze

$5 - $7

Summer Daze

$5 - $7

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks
Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks

Free entry

Nothing Is As It Seems: Harvey Benge Photobooks

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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The Walters Prize 2018
The Walters Prize 2018

The Walters Prize 2018

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Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation
Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation

$10 – $12.50, Members FREE, Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text
Curator's tour: Emma Jameson on An Overture to the Text

1pm

Free

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a tour of her new exhibition An Overture to the Text which provides an in-depth investigation into a series of illustrations, analysing their visual features and what these communicate. 

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Auckland Zinefest 2016
Auckland Zinefest 2016

11am–4pm

Free

Auckland Zinefest, the annual non-profit festival celebrating zine culture and all things DIY, is coming to Auckland Art Gallery.

Auckland Zinefest 2016

11am–4pm

Free

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Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets
Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

Join artist and calligrapher Kate Hursthouse for an afternoon spent exploring ways to create art from text. 

 

Calligraphy workshop: Experimental Alphabets

1–4pm

130 Members, $180 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

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BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood
BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood

3pm

Free

Kate Hannah chairs a lively discussion about women’s lives today with Holly Walker and Barbara Brookes.

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Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare
Emma Chambers: The making of The Body Laid Bare

1pm

Free entry

Join Emma Chambers, curator, modern British art at Tate, London for an illustrated introduction to The Body Laid Bare and the exhibition's concept, themes and how the works were selected. 

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Pacific Sisters: He Toa Tāera | Fashion Activists NZSL Interpreted Tour
Pacific Sisters: He Toa Tāera | Fashion Activists NZSL Interpreted Tour

1 – 2pm

Join us for a NZSL interpreted tour with Auckland Art Gallery’s Senior Curator, NZ and Pacific Art, Ron Brownson. This tour is especially for Deaf and hard of hearing people, their friends and families.
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Poets
Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

The final Space to Dream themed weekend brings to the forefront the power of language.

Poets

10am – 5pm

Free

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She Claims: Art Matters #5 – Ruth Buchanan and Natasha Conland
She Claims: Art Matters #5 – Ruth Buchanan and Natasha Conland

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, non-Members $75 Book now

Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. In session five of this series visual artist Ruth Buchanan will talk with curator Natasha Conland about her creative practice, drive, culture and the key topics in her work she cares deeply about.

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El baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet) 2007
El baño del Papa (The Pope’s Toilet) 2007

1pm

Free

Inspired by the visit of Pope John Paul II to Uruguay in 1988, The Pope’s Toilet cloaks religious critique in the scrappy tempo of irremediable poverty and irrepressible enterprise. 

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Leighton's Illustrations
Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson to look at the influence of classical mythology and the imagined past on Frederic Leighton’s illustrations for George Eliot’s novel Romola.

Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

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Peter Gilderdale on 19th century illustration
Peter Gilderdale on 19th century illustration

1pm

Free

Join Dr Peter Gilderdale, Acting HOD of Communication Design at AUT, for an illustrated overview of 19th century illustration, with a particular focus on the contextual, conceptual and craft-related issues that shaped illustration’s complicated relationship with art.

 

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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

Artworks

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Not on display

Untitled [ground ... printed text]
Untitled [ground ... printed text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/76
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Not on display

Untitled [text and illustrations]
Untitled [text and illustrations]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
252 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/61
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Unhinged Text (Dark Night)
Unhinged Text (Dark Night)

John Reynolds

Production date
2016
Medium
acrylic paint marker on acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
2100 x 1520 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2016
Accession no
C2016/1/29/1
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Untitled [illustrative ... printed text]
Untitled [illustrative ... printed text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/52
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Not on display

Untitled [printed text arranged in square design]
Untitled [printed text arranged in square design]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/59
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Untitled [scene 22 ... printed text]
Untitled [scene 22 ... printed text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
254 x 381 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/72
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Untitled [illustration of little girl with text]
Untitled [illustration of little girl with text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/57
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Untitled [printed text laid in herringbone design]
Untitled [printed text laid in herringbone design]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/75
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Not on display

Untitled [two columns printed text and illustrations]
Untitled [two columns printed text and illustrations]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/54
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Untitled [three columns of printed text]
Untitled [three columns of printed text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/50
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Not on display

Untitled [four animal shapes preceeding printed text]
Untitled [four animal shapes preceeding printed text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/48
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Not on display

Untitled [abstract design above columns of text]
Untitled [abstract design above columns of text]

Eduardo Paolozzi

Production date
1967
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
381 x 254 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/26/77
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Ngatu Tā‘uli
Ngatu Tā‘uli

Kautaha Koka‘anga (Tongan women’s barkcloth-making collective)

Production date
circa 1990
Medium
inner bark of hiapo (paper mulberry), black soot from the burned flesh of tuitui (candlenuts), red/brown pigment from the bark of the koka tree, ‘umea (red soil/clay)
Size (h x w)
6500 x 6040 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2013
Accession no
2013/19/11
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Are there not twelve hours of daylight
Are there not twelve hours of daylight

Colin McCahon

On display

Production date
1970
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on unstretched canvas
Size (h x w)
2070 x 2600 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, in special recognition of E.W. Gardiner, 1985
Accession no
C1994/1/144
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Le Combat a la Barriere (Combat at the Barrier)
Le Combat a la Barriere (Combat at the Barrier)

Jacques Callot

Production date
1627
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
205 x 152 x 25 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn
Accession no
MU/424
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Happy Hour or Profile Tile or Acapulco
Happy Hour or Profile Tile or Acapulco

CJ (Arthur) Craig & Sons

Production date
1989
Medium
photocopies, floor tiles, epoxy resin and fibreglass cloth on vinyl wallpaper
Size (h x w)
1615 x 1670 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/36
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Untitled
Untitled

Stieg Persson

Production date
1985-1986
Medium
gouache, paper collage
Size (h x w)
1070 x 1610 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/266.1-20
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Negre portant une valise (Negro carrying a case)
Negre portant une valise (Negro carrying a case)

Georges Rouault

Production date
1928
Medium
etching and aquatint
Size (h x w)
216 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/22/3
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State of grace
State of grace

Pat Hanly

Production date
1972
Medium
intaglio, screenprint
Size (h x w)
510 x 510 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/28
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Innocence land
Innocence land

Pat Hanly

Production date
1981
Medium
drypoint on acrylic sheet
Size (h x w)
195 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/6
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Warbler on Red Plum Branch
Warbler on Red Plum Branch

Unknown artist Andō Hiroshige

Production date
Post 1847
Medium
woodcut in black and grey
Size (h x w)
264 x 165 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M95
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Pikirakau
Pikirakau

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1069 x 615 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/26
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See America First
See America First

H C Westermann

Production date
Unknown
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
832 x 620 x 26 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/2
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Kenehi (Northern Light I)
Kenehi (Northern Light I)

Shane Cotton

Production date
1998
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
560 x 1020 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
C1998/1/30
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Mayfair: BA-NA-NA-S FOUR PAINTINGS, FOUR SIGNS FOR G.B.
Mayfair: BA-NA-NA-S FOUR PAINTINGS, FOUR SIGNS FOR G.B.

Robert MacPherson

Production date
1989-1995
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
1220 x 3960 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
Accession no
C1997/1/9/1-4
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I'd like to preserve something
I'd like to preserve something

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/34
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These paintings, all on the best quality materials
These paintings, all on the best quality materials

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
watercolour
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/48
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Sugar/Ragus
Sugar/Ragus

Bruce Nauman

Production date
1973
Medium
lithograph and silkscreen on Arjomari paper
Size (h x w)
705 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/3/1
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MAYFAIR: 14 PAINTINGS (NAMING), ARTHUR OR MARTHA, 1993-1996 IN MEMORY OF D.P.
MAYFAIR: 14 PAINTINGS (NAMING), ARTHUR OR MARTHA, 1993-1996 IN MEMORY OF D.P.

Robert MacPherson

Production date
1993-1996
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1017 x 1568 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1997
Accession no
C1997/1/12/1-2
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Rakaumangamanga Turangawaewae 29 Maehe 1982
Rakaumangamanga Turangawaewae 29 Maehe 1982

Robert Ellis

Production date
1982
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
785 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2014
Accession no
2014/8/5
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Not on display

Epistomadologies (15)
Epistomadologies (15)

John Reynolds

Production date
2001
Medium
oil stick on metallic paper
Size (h x w)
1000 x 700 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery and the artist, 2002
Accession no
2002/26/8
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Whatever money I seem to make from the sale of these paintings
Whatever money I seem to make from the sale of these paintings

Colin McCahon

Production date
1969
Medium
conté on paper
Size (h x w)
1680 x 650 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from a private collection
Accession no
L1998/28/52
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Title Plate: Idée Pittoresche sopra la Fugga in Egitto
Title Plate: Idée Pittoresche sopra la Fugga in Egitto

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo

Production date
1753
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
120 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/42/18
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Ouroborus
Ouroborus

Mary-Louise Browne

Production date
1990
Medium
gold leaf on carrara marble
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1993/13
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Hayano Wasuke Tsunenari
Hayano Wasuke Tsunenari

Utagawa Yoshitora

Production date
1847-1852
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
367 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Irwin, 1950
Accession no
1950/5/5
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Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin Lindauer Exhibition Visitors Books
Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin Lindauer Exhibition Visitors Books
Production date
19 Nov 2014-12 Apr 2015
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/3
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As Good as Gold: Billy Apple Art Transactions, 1981 - 1991 exhibition
As Good as Gold: Billy Apple Art Transactions, 1981 - 1991 exhibition
Production date
1991-1992
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/9
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Fiona Connor Archive
Fiona Connor Archive
Production date
2009-2017
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki (see archive item details for credit lines specific to each deposit)
Accession no
RC2013/4
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Harvey Benge Photobooks
Harvey Benge Photobooks
Production date
1993-2018
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harvey Benge, 2015
Accession no
RC2015/2
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Lindauer Reproduction Handkerchiefs
Lindauer Reproduction Handkerchiefs
Production date
circa 1950
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2015/1
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Partridge Correspondence
Partridge Correspondence
Production date
1896-1930
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2009/2

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