Kōrero: Steele, Louis John

Painting of prospectors discovering a gold nugget, by Louis John Steele

Painting of prospectors discovering a gold nugget, by Louis John Steele

An accomplished artist and engraver, Louis John Steele came to New Zealand for his health about 1886 and until his death made an impact on the Auckland art scene, showing a particular interest in historical subjects.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-033-009

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.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

John Stacpoole. 'Steele, Louis John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2s42/steele-louis-john (accessed 30 September 2020)