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Kilbryde: interior (2nd of 2)

Kilbryde: interior

This is the fresco room in Sir John Logan Campbell's Parnell home, Kilbryde. The elaborate ceiling, hanging candelabra, ornate woodwork and romantic pastoral frescos were reminiscent of the houses of European aristocrats.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Brett Collection
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Jock Phillips, 'Class - Colonial society – the rich', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 May 2018