Story: Crafts and applied arts

Chair by Thomas Hyde, 19th century

Chair by Thomas Hyde, 19th century

This simple chair was made by Thomas Hyde some time in the 19th century, after he immigrated to New Zealand. It is a good example of the basic craft skills Pākeha immigrants brought to New Zealand.

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Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, 'Crafts and applied arts - Maritime and settler craft', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/45267/chair-by-thomas-hyde-19th-century (accessed 3 August 2020)

Story by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins and Lucy Hammonds, published 22 Oct 2014