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The tableau was part of the entertainment staged at an All Saints Ladies Guild Evening at the Theatre Royal, 12th and 13th of September 1888. The tableau represented a group of statues called 'The Sculptor's Dream' and was lit by coloured lights. The human waxworks are from left: Miss Katherine Keeling as Flora (daughter of Town Clerk, Robert North Keeling); Misses Randolph and McKenzie as Advance NZ; Miss Edith Abigail Margaret Clapperton as Grief; Miss Eva Haynes as Justice; Miss Goulston as Supplication; Miss Mary Jane Bell as the Angel; George Matthew Snelson as Bacchus; Amy Smith and Olive Walkley (married Mr Bailey, daughter of John Walkley of the Commercial Hotel) as the Bacchantes; Miss Lillian Josephine Clapperton as the Captive.

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2007P_Pg82_EPN_0290
Title
'The Scuptor's Dream' tableau
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
1888

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Palmerston North City Library

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