Story: Greenwood, Sarah

John Danforth Greenwood, painted by Sarah Greenwood

John Danforth Greenwood, painted by Sarah Greenwood

Sarah Greenwood recorded her experience of pioneer life in the Nelson district from 1843 in numerous paintings and drawings. In 1852 she painted portraits of family members, including her husband, John Danforth Greenwood, to send to her mother in England.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Sarah Greenwood Collection (A-252-021/029)
Reference: A-252-021
Watercolour by Sarah Greenwood

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Janet Paul. 'Greenwood, Sarah', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)