Who was Nellie Payne?

Headmaster’s memorial chair, Launceston Church Grammar School. Presented 1918.


From Nellie Payne’s scrapbook:
Memorial chair in walnut wood presented to the Launceston Church Grammar School 5th June 1918. At the top is the winged globe with Cobras, the most sacred emblem of divinity of the Egyptians, on the arms is the Scarab, or sacred beetle, held to be a charm to ward off evil spirits. The Key of Life, the Lotus Flower meaning immortality, the Red Pyramid badge of the Camel Corps and Black & White of the 3rd L.Horse are shown on the chair.

Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – 1954), Friday 20 December 1918, page 9