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Canterbury Society of Arts, 1906

Canterbury Society of Arts, 1906

Members of the Canterbury Society of Arts hang pictures for an exhibition in 1906. By that time all the four main centres had established art societies, and by the next year all  had galleries to show their work. The styles of the amateur artists remained largely Victorian, with little influence from new European styles.

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Jock Phillips, 'Culture and recreation in the city - Organised culture before 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 11 Mar 2010