Lectern, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1959. DB49 This is now in the school auditorium and used on occasions such as school assemblies.
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.
Headmasters’ Roll of honour, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1946. DB51 “A handsome Headmasters’ Roll of Honour carved by Ellen Nora Payne was presented at a special ceremony in December 1946” It has been noted that there is an omission on this honour roll – that of G. A. Gurney. Apollo – Hutchins Magazine – page […]
Centenary shield, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1933. DB48 The Centenary Shield was carved by Nellie and first presented by the Parents’ Association in 1933 for the champion house in football. It became the permanent trophy of School Houses (as the House with the most wins by the School’s Centenary year of 1946, and is now […]
Headmaster’s chair, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1932. Hutchins headmaster chair Hutchins headmaster chair close up back panel Hutchins headmasters chair clos eup brass plaque DB44 “Still with the sacrifices of the Great War in her mind, Mrs. Payne felt a desire to do something for the whole (Hutchins) school –something of her own which would, […]
Alan Field Payne memorial bookcase, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1929. Alan Field Payne bookcase Alan Field Payne bookcase details top panel. Alan Field Payne bookcase details left hand panel. Alan Field Payne bookcase details right hand panel. DB47 “Ellen Nora Payne – Woodcarver of Tasmania” by Russell Atkinson – page 84“It is doubtful if Mrs […]
Fireplace surrounds & mantlepiece, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1926. Hutchins School mantlepiece Central panel of Hutchins School mantlepiece Close up relief Hutchins School mantlepiece DB50 The fireplace surrounds and mantelpiece were carved for the Hutchins War Memorial Library in 1926.
World War One honour board, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1922. Hutchins Great War honour roll Hutchins honour roll close up Hutchins Great War honour roll in Nellie’s scrapbook DB45 Nellie carved this as a memorial to the 442 Hutchins boys who had enlisted for service in the 1914-18 War. It was unveiled in December 1922 […]
Cover of Visitors’ Book, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1921. DB53 No more detail is known about this piece. If you have further information please contact Westbury and Districts Historical Society through the contact page.
Cover of Prefects’ Book, Hutchins School, Hobart. Carved 1921. DB52 This was re-bound in 1945 as a gift to the School by Head Prefect Charles Payne, grandson of Nellie Payne.- Margaret Mason-Cox – Hutchins archivist
Propellor and joystick owned by Nellie’s son Alan Field Payne. Not carved by Ellen Nora Payne. DB137 The Alan Field Payne Memorial Scholarship Board (not carved), at Hutchins School, Hobart, Tasmania, features the joystick from his Sopwith Pup fighter plane. It was presented to the school in 1977 by Madge Payne. It is currently housed […]