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  1. Undreamed of...

    Undreamed of...

    50 Years of the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship

    $60.00

    In 1966 Michael Illingworth, whose oil painting Adam and Eve appears on the front cover of this book, was awarded the inaugural Frances Hodgkins Fellowship.

    For the first time in New Zealand a practising artist was given a studio and paid a salary to make art for a whole year. Such support, as Frances Hodgkins herself wrote from her own experience, was capable of yielding up riches undreamed of. Poet and critic David Eggleton has described the fellowship as "an emblem of cultural endeavour which ... holds a legendary status in the public imagination".

    The initiative and much of the early funding for the fellowship is thought to have come from poet, editor and arts patron Charles Brasch, and it was set up by the University of Otago Council. Fifty years later, the Frances Hodgkins Fellowship is still going strong, one of five arts fellowships offered through the University of Otago's Humanities Division.

    This sumptuous book brings together the art and the stories of half a century of Frances Hodgkins fellows. Arts commentator Priscilla Pitts writes about their work, while journalist Andrea Hotere interviews the artists about their lives and sources of inspiration.

    The result is a vibrant celebration of the talent fostered through New Zealand's foremost visual arts residency, showing how the artistic wealth created has flowed back into the culture of the small country that nurtured it.

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  2. Through Fifty Years

    Through Fifty Years

    The South Canterbury Art Society

    $2.00
    Cover subtitle: the South Canterbury Art Society. "Notes": p. 35-40, include bibliographical references. Learn More
  3. The Farthest Jerusalem

    The Farthest Jerusalem

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    Four Lectures on the Origins of Christianity in Otago Learn More
  4. Sesame Seeds

    Sesame Seeds

    John Ward Knox

    $20.00
    Sesame Seeds is a published work by John Ward Knox featuring a series of new photographs and text pieces, accompanied by a fictional passage by writer Thomasin Sleigh. Existing independently of an exhibition this research publication quietly explores threads in Knox's practice at its own pace. Learn More
  5. Nineteenth Century Otago and Southland Town Plans Supplement

    Nineteenth Century Otago and Southland Town Plans Supplement

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    Hocken Library publication no. 5 By R. P. Hargreaves Learn More
  6. Nineteenth Century Otago and Southland Town Plans

    Nineteenth Century Otago and Southland Town Plans

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    Hocken Library publication no. 3 By R. P. Hargreaves Learn More
  7. Nineteenth Century British Hydrographic Charts of New Zealand

    Nineteenth Century British Hydrographic Charts of New Zealand

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    Hocken Library publication no. 4 By R. P. Hargreaves Learn More
  8. Minnie Dean: Her Life and Crimes

    Minnie Dean: Her Life and Crimes

    Lynley Hood

    $20.00

    In 1895 Minnie Dean became the only woman hanged by law in New Zealand. Her crime was child murder. According to folklore she killed babies with hat pins and threw their bodies into streams. It is said that nothing will grow on her grave.

    Minnie Dean was New Zealand's most famous child care worker. Her business of caring for illegitimate babies was an unwelcome reminder to righteous Victorians that their campaign for the suppression of fornication was a dismal failure. Some 'bastards' were killed or abandoned at birth, others were cared for by women like Minnie Dean.

    In this stunning book the award-winning biographer of Sylvia Ashton-Warner leads the reader through the labyrinth of myths and legends to the real Minnie Dean and raises some disturbing questions. Was Minnie Dean guilty as charged, or did the weight of public condemnation press heavily enough on the police, the judge and the juries involved to unbalance the scales of justice? Was the Winton baby farmer a mercenary cold-blooded killer? Or a scapegoat sacrificed at the altar of Victorian hypocrisy?

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  9. Hocken: Prince of Collectors

    Hocken: Prince of Collectors

    $60.00

    Dr Thomas Morland Hocken (1836–1910) arrived in Dunedin in 1862, aged 26. Throughout his busy life as a medical practitioner he amassed books, manuscripts, sketches, maps and photographs of early New Zealand. Much of his initial collecting focused on the early discovery narratives of James Cook; along with the writings of Rev. Samuel Marsden and his contemporaries; Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the New Zealand Company; and Māori, especially in the south. He gifted his collection to the University of Otago in 1910. Hocken was a contemporary of New Zealand’s other two notable early book collectors, Sir George Grey and Alexander Turnbull. In this magnificent piece of research, a companion volume to his Amassing Treasures for All Times: Sir George Grey, colonial bookman and collector, Donald Kerr examines Hocken’s collecting activities and his vital contribution to preserving the history of New Zealand’s early post-contact period.

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  10. Haven at St Leonards

    Haven at St Leonards

    The story of University Lodge, its background and occupants

    $10.00

    This is a detailed telling of the University lodge's history, of both how it came to be and its occupants over the years.

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