House music shield, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1951. DB205 This would have been one of Nellie’s last carvings for The Hutchins School, Hobart, and she would have been aged 86.
Jewellery box made by Charles Payne pre 1951. Initials carved by Nellie Payne. DB154 Josephine married Charles Payne (b 1926) – Nellie’s third grandchild and only grandson in 1951. Charles made a jewellery box and a powder box for his engagement to Jo. Nellie carved Jo’s initials “JKA” into the top of each box.
Shield for Head of the River, Scotch College, Melbourne. Carved 1951. DB119 “Cattle King of Van Diemen’s Land” by Claudia Dean “J. Charles Field attended Hagley School, (Tasmania) as a boarder, the school then being held in the church. He also attended Campbell Town Grammar school. It is said that he was to be sent […]
Dower chest carved 1951 for Josephine K Anderson. Dower chest for Josephine Anderson Inside lid of Josephine Anderson’s dower chest. Embossed leather book cover. DB90 DB203 Josephine (Jo) married Charles Payne (b 1926, d 2021) – Nellie’s third grandchild and only grandson -in 1951. Nellie carved this dower chest for their engagement, having faith that […]