Story: King, Frederic Truby

Seacliff Mental Hospital, about 1910

Seacliff Mental Hospital, about 1910

The gothic spires of Seacliff Mental Hospital, designed by Robert Arthur Lawson, would have been familiar to many who spent time there over the years as staff, like Frederic Truby King and patients, like Edward Lionel Terry.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-002563; F

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How to cite this page:

Barbara Brookes. 'King, Frederic Truby', first published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, vol. 2, 1993, and updated online in October, 2011. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2k8/king-frederic-truby (accessed 20 September 2017)