Story: Kidson, Charles

Charles Kidson

A photograph of Charles Kidson posing with a carved bust and other items of sculpture

In 1906 Charles Kidson resigned his post as a teacher at the Canterbury College School of Art to become a full-time craftsman and sculptor, specialising in portraits of local dignitaries.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, P. C. Hazledine Collection (PAColl-3048)
Reference: 1/1-022095; G

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:

Michael Dunn. 'Kidson, Charles', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 January 2022)