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Wilson, Thomas Lance Rodney, 1945-2013

Collection | Ref # ARCHIVE 15 | Held by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

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Wilson, Thomas Lance Rodney, 1945-2013


Wilson, Thomas Lance Rodney, 1945-2013

Level of description:



1 linear metre (4 boxes)

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The collection comprises mostly photocopied correspondence, working files, news-clippings, photographs and extracts from published works used by Thomas Lance Rodney Wilson as research material for his book 'Petrus Van der Velden; a catalogue raisonne'. Sydney, Chancery Chambers, 1979.
Petrus Van der Velden (1837-1913) was a Dutchborn painter who came to New Zealand in 1890. In 1898 he left for Sydney where he worked until 1904. During the first eight years of his activity in New Zealand he proved to be a strong influence on a whole generation of Canterbury artists.

"Petrus van der Velden (1837-1913) : a catalogue raisonné" is the standard work of reference on the life and works of Petrus van der Velden, the Dutch painter who spent the years 1890-1898 in New Zealand.

Papers and research notes on Petrus Van der Velden

Dates covered:

1880 - 1914

Access conditions:

Not restricted

Format if not original:


Location of original:

Mitchell Library Sydney, Hocken Library Dunedin, Municipal Archive Rotterdam, Schildersbrieven Gemeent Archief, The Hague, Gemeentelijhe Archiefdienst Deventer

Finding aids:

Wilson, T.L. Rodney, 'Petrus Van der Velden; a catalogue raisonne'. Sydney, 1979

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Banks Peninsula · Christchurch · Australia · Netherlands


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