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Archive File - HELLER, Madame Shi Shi

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Archive file containing correspondence, newspaper articles/clippings and a book - ‘Les Naifs Haitiennes: An introduction to Haitian art and history’ (Madame Shishi, 1982, 63pp). Madame Shishi was at one stage a resident of Kew but had spent the previous twenty years in Haiti, and was the Haitian Consul General. Madame Shishi donated one of her paintings to the City of Kew in 1984 - ‘La Vie Haitienne’. The Mayor Cr Jill O’Brien accepted the donation. The painting, oil on Masonite is described in the file.
Size
A4 Vertical File
Object Registration
2017.0467
Keywords
kew historical society - archives, madame shishi heller, jill o’brien, kew municipal collection
Historical information
Since its foundation in 1958, members of the Kew Historical Society have been compiling and storing information about subjects relating to the history of Kew and its environs, of which this file is an example. Typically files will contain primary and secondary sources.
When Made
1982-1984
Last updated
4 Dec 2018 at 4:26PM