Settle carved 1906 for George. W. Field. DB133 Nellie carved this settle for one of her brothers, George Westfield Field (1862-1935) who married Ethel Archer. They had 8 children. Atkinson says “The design on the back of this settle was unusually elaborate and graceful, and the legend it bore was ‘Home Keeping Hearts are Happiest’”
Settle carved 1903 for Mrs Griffith. DB132 Unfortunately we have very little information on this piece of Nellie’s work. The only thing we know is that Nellie carved a settle for Mrs Griffith of Albury, N.S.W. in 1903. The reason we know this is that there is a photograph of it in Nellie’s photo book […]
Settle carved 1903 for Mrs Gibson. DB131 This settle has the letters “WG” on the left front of the chest part of the settle which is the monogram of William Gibson of “Scone”. Mrs Gibson was Elvina Beaumont Grubb prior to her marriage to William Gibson. They had a son Ernest William Gibson and 2 […]
Settle for Richard Charles Field. Carved 1900. DB120 This settle was carved for Richard Charles Field (1866-1961), Nellie’s younger brother.
Oak settle carved 1897. DB160 There is no information regarding this oak settle except for the above photograph in Nellie Payne’s own scrapbook. The inscription says” East West Home’s best”