THE PRINCES STREET ROW - Now and Then

an EXHIBITION by Cecilia Russell








5 January to 29 March 2015


this was shown at the LYSAGHT WATT GALLERY, Union St  HAWERA

~ a  Hawera Story with the focus on a location ~
Five Heritage Buildings and their occupiers.

69 - 83 PRINCES STREET, HAWERA       


Quote from STDC Hawera heritage inventory:

“A row of period buildings on the west side of Princes Street that - for its consistency, scale, decoration and style - is unsurpassed in Taranaki and which has national historical importance.”










book published: 2015

CHARLES E. MAJOR - MEMOIRS

Seventy Years of Life in New Zealand

compiled and edited by Cecilia Russell




Charles Edwin Major
(1859 - 1954)

was featured in the show.
He was a significant and colourful

character in the history of Hawera.


For about 30 years, from the 1880's to 1910, his office was at 77 Princes Street;  this is the smallest building in the middle of The Row, dated c 1870's.


During that time he was Mayor and
MP for Hawera.

 

Cecilia Russell

painter and graphic artist

   ORIGINAL ART             PRINTS               WORD PICTURES              EXHIBITIONS          BIO & CONTACT

This event is now finished. However, there are plans to reshow this exhibition in the future - around the Taranaki region. Updates when there is more info. Cecilia