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06 November 2017

This is one way to get around town! Here is Viola Macmillan Brown, daughter of the famous John Macmillan Brown and Helen Connon.

  • unique baby pram Viola Macmillan Brown Library Image of the Week

    Brown, H., ca.1900, Viola Macmillan Brown in pram, John Macmillan Brown collection. (MB118, Ref 13096). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Born in 1897, Viola studied at the Canterbury College School of Art and was one of the founding members of The Group, a Christchurch art association that included the likes of Rita Angus and Leo Bensemann.

See more about Viola and one of her paintings here:  https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/blog/collection/2013/07/across-the-plains-by-viola-macmillan-brown-notarie

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Email:macbrown@libr.canterbury.ac.nz

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