Story: Home décor and furnishings

Helen Hitchings Gallery

Helen Hitchings Gallery

From 1949 the Helen Hitchings Gallery in Wellington sold works of art by contemporary New Zealand artists such as Colin McCahon and Toss Wollaston, and ceramics, textiles and modernist furniture for the discerning homeowner. This photograph shows two chairs and a table designed by leading modernist architect Ernst Plischke.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Michael Hitchings Collection
Reference: 35mm-47282-2-F
Photograph by Michael Hitchings

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Modernism, 1940s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013