Intrepid Caroline Chevalier, who like her husband Nicholas Chevalier was an artist, joined him on travels around the West Coast of the South Island in 1866. This sketch by Nicholas shows the difficulties they experienced; Caroline descends a steep track with her long skirts tucked up, using a stick to prevent herself from sliding.
Story: Chevalier, Caroline and Chevalier, Nicholas
How to cite this page:
Melvin N. Day. 'Chevalier, Caroline and Chevalier, Nicholas', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1c16/chevalier-caroline (accessed 22 January 2021)