Font cover, St Michael’s Collegiate, Hobart. Presented 1945. DB57 The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954), Friday 25 May 1945, page 7Woodcarver’s Art Not Dead An octagonal font cover in the Collegiate School chapel carved by Mrs E. N. Payne. The cross in the centre is surrounded by cherubs connected with tracery. In church and […]
Two side chairs, St Michael’s Collegiate, Hobart. Carved 1943. DB58a These two blackwood side chairs are used for visitors to sit on when guests of the school for a special occasion such as assemblies.
Kneeler stool for 50th year celebrations, St Michael’s Collegiate School, Hobart. Carved 1942. DB167 The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 – 1954), Tuesday 15 September 1942, page 3 COLLEGIATE JUBILEE School Founded By Sisters Of The Church Fifty years ago yesterday the first Sisters of the Church of England landed in Hobart from Kilburn, England. They […]
Prefects’ platform desk, St Michael’s Collegiate, Hobart. Carved 1941. Prefects’ platform desk, Collegiate School, Hobart Prefects’ table brass plaque, Collegiate School, Hobart DB55 This was presented to the school by the Prefects of 1941 of which Phyllis Payne – Nellie’s granddaughter was one.
Headmistresses’ chair, St Michael’s Collegiate, Hobart. Carved 1939. DB58 This ceremonial chair was carved for the Prefects of 1939 to present to the school.
Chair for St Michael’s Collegiate School. Carved 1919. Image from Nellie Payne’s scrapbook DB175 This chair was carved from blackwood by Nellie for Collegiate School to present to Bishop Reginald Stephen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Reginald Stephen (1860–1956) was the Anglican Bishop of Tasmania from 1914 until 1919 and then the Bishop of Newcastle (New […]
Memorial chair, St Michael’s Collegiate School, Hobart. Carved 1919. Katie Daniel memorial chair, Collegiate School, Hobart Close Up Memorial chair, Collegiate, Hobart DB54 This chair was carved in memory of Mrs Katie Daniels (née Woods), a former pupil. No more detail is known about this chair. If you have further information please contact Westbury and […]
Piano stool, St Michael’s Collegiate, Hobart. Date carved unknown. DB56 Unfortunately we don’t know when Nellie carved this piano stool for the school but it is a beautiful piece with the school motto along one side, badge and passion flower motifs on the other three sides.