Kōrero: Butler, George Edmund

George Edmund Butler alongside one of his paintings

George Edmund Butler alongside one of his paintings

George Edmund Butler attempted for a time to make a living as a professional artist in New Zealand, but in 1905 was forced to go to England to further his career. Despite his contribution as an official war artist of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in 1918, he remained an expatriate.

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Chris Pugsley. 'Butler, George Edmund', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3b62/butler-george-edmund (accessed 6 July 2020)