Reredos, St David’s Cathedral, Hobart. Carved 1949. St David’s Cathedral, Hobart – rerederos with stained glass window St David’s Cathedral, Hobart – rerederos close up DB15 The Mercury: Saturday 5th November 1949, page 10 FROM PULPIT AND PEW The Bishop of Tasmania (the Rt.Rev. G. F. Cranswick) will dedicate,a memorial window to Sir John andLady McCall […]
Bookends carved 1949 for Gussie Wright’s 100th birthday. DB139 AUGUSTA SOPHIA (GUSSIE) GREENHILL (1849 -1953) Gussie Wright, daughter of Christopher Henry and Laura Paulina Wright lived at “Brookville”, Westbury with her family until she married George Greenhill and moved to “Egmont”. As was the fashion of the times ladies visited each other for afternoon tea […]
Memorial alms box commemorating Willis James Parker, Launceston Church Grammar School. Carved 1949. DB136 A carved wooden Alms box commemorates Willis James Parker who was killed in action at Tsimba Ridge on Bougainville in February 1945 during World War Two. It is located at Launceston Church Grammar School, Tasmania.
Dower chest for Gillian Youl. Carved 1949. DB116 Gill Youl married Richard (Dick) Thomas who was Nellie’s great nephew (grandson of Richard Charles Field). This dower chest was carved by Nellie for their engagement in 1949. They were married in 1950. It has been handed down to Gill’s daughter, Wendy. Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 – […]