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Influential immigrants (1st of 4)

Influential immigrants

Many 20th-century arrivals from Germany brought with them the high culture of Europe. Marie Vandewart Blaschke (left, holding cello) was one such immigrant. She is shown here in the Dorothy Davies trio, which performed in Wellington in the 1940s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dorothy Davies Collection (PAColl-0030-001)
Reference: PAColl-3497
Photograph by Geoffrey William Perry

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James N. Bade, 'Germans - Immigration after 1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 April 2024)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015