Description
St Joseph's Cathedral and Roslyn Tram Co.
Henton Macaulay Davey
1886
Watercolour
Donated by Mrs A.A. Heatherington, 1957

Henton Macaulay Davey, formerly of Cardiff, came to New Zealand in 1877 and went into business as an architect, engineer and patent agent in Dunedin. He was associated with the construction of a number of Dunedin buildings, including the F.W. Petre-designed St. Joseph’s Cathedral, which opened in 1886. In 1935, whilst his third wife was visiting England, Davey was struck by a car and badly injured. He died the following day. Davey was 84 years of age.
Maker
Henton Macaulay Davey
Production Date
1886
Measurements
1,250 (h) x 920 (w) x 50 (d) mm (framed)
(note: depth including hooks is 85mm)

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