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Peter Wells; Gail Pope
Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition, Somebody's darling, held at the Hawke's Bay Museum & Art Gallery, 15 November 2008-21 June 2009.
Curated by Peter Wells and Gail Pope.
|Description:||84 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 19 x 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword / Tony Billings --
A richer dust / Peter Wells --
Napier Cemetery : A history of the place and the people / Gail Pope --
The business of dying ; The profession of undertaking ; Mourning in Victorian times ; Monumental masonry / Tom Waterworth --
Strangers in the landscape. Whaling in the East Coast / William Morris. Missionary contact / Rev. William Colenso --
To the beat of a drum. The 65th Regiment / Thomas Collins. The Battle of Omaranui / Henry Morrison. The battle near Turanganui (Gisborne) / Alice Sweetman Wilson. Gallipoli --
Hell in Paradise / Corporal Richard Gerald Clarkson, Private Archibald Campbell --
Iron horse, chasms and accidents. The railway / Mary McMahon, John Robottom. The Napier-Taupo Road / Samuel Crowther --
Dastardly storms and desperate moments. The sinking of the Northumberland and Boojum / Captain John Setter ... [et al.]. The N.Z. Shipping Company / John Pottinger. Richardson & Company / Captain John Carlson --
Perils of the sea. The inner harbour accident / George Reardon, William Meek, William De La Haye. Swimming tragedy / John Vautier. Shark attack / Bright Cooper --
Doctors, nurses, illness and orphans. A beloved district nurse / Charlotte Alice Parker. Fever / Margaret Andrews. Children and disease / Parker Children. Hawke's Bay Children's Home / Mary Mansfield. Lives well lived / Williams sisters --
By such slender threads we cling. Shot at the firing range / Sergeant Major Walter Kelsall. Landslide in Chaucer Road / John Quain, Bartold Tabernard, James Clark. Suspicious death / Norah Cheer. Suicide / Thomas Peter Fox --
Flood, quake, storm and shake. Clive flood, 1987 / Arthur McCartney ... [et al.]. Hawke's Bay earthquake, 1931 / Edith Barry ... [et al.] --
Map of the Napier Cemetery.