A proficient artist, Edith Stanway Halcombe had a keen interest in recording her surroundings, and continued to do so after her marriage in 1863. As a young couple the Halcombes leased Westoe, the estate of William Fox, and this watercolour probably dates from that period.
Kōrero: Halcombe, Edith Stanway
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Mary Louise Ormsby. 'Halcombe, Edith Stanway', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2h3/halcombe-edith-stanway (accessed 30 September 2020)