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Biographical entry Barraud, Charles Decimus (1822 - 1897)

Born
1822
England?
Died
1897
Occupation
Pharmacist and Artist

Summary

Charles Decimus Barraud emigrated to New Zealand in 1849 and set up business in Wellington. He was a competent artist, sketching and painting in watercolours mostly. His landscapes are regarded as important historical records.

Details

Born England (?), 1822. Died 1897. Served his articles as a chemist and druggist, emigrated to New Zealand 1849, worked as a pharmacist in Wellington 1849-87. Founder and sometime president, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Pictures Collection

  • Charles Decimus Barraud - Records; National Library of Australia Pictures Collection. Details

Published resources

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.