Story: Bower, Catherine Olivia Orme Spencer

A 1936 photograph of The Group, an association of artists formed in reaction to the conservative art establishment

A 1936 photograph of The Group, an association of artists formed in reaction to the conservative art establishment

The Group, photographed by member Olivia Spencer Bower, included Rata Lovell-Smith (left), Ngaio Marsh (wearing beret), and Louise Henderson (right).

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Photograph by Olivia Spencer-Bower

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Anna Crighton. 'Bower, Catherine Olivia Orme Spencer', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4b45/bower-catherine-olivia-orme-spencer (accessed 10 August 2020)