Dower chest for Wanda Piesse. Carved 1937.
Dower chest for Wanda Piesse. Carved 1937. DB108 (Josephine) Wanda Piesse was a good friend of Nellie’s. The Piesse family were in the shipping and freight business at 70 Elizabeth Street, Hobart (currently the Tourist Information Office). Wanda’s sister Jean Seager also owned the original Wainwright painting “The cutmear twins” which was later purchased by […]
Dower chest for Viti Allardyce. Carved 1937.
Dower chest for Viti Allardyce. Carved 1937. DB99 Constance Viti Molesworth Allardyce was the daughter of Governor William Lamond Allardyce and Lady Constance Angel Allardyce (née Green). He was the Governor of the Falkland Island, Bahamas, Tasmania from 1920-1922 then Newfoundland. Viti was born in in 1896 in Suva, Fiji, hence her name. She came […]
Honour roll, Christ Church, Longford. Carved 1937.
Honour roll, Christ Church, Longford. Carved 1937. Christ Church Longford honour roll Close up centre Longford honour board Longford honour roll inscription DB39 Nellie had always wished to visit the Eastern countries, so in 1935 Nellie(now aged 70) and her daughter Madge embarked on a P and O liner which took them to Manila, Hong […]