Collection

Milestone III
Mary-Louise Browne

1989

Mary-Louise Browne
b.
1957
Title:
Milestone III
Production date:
1989
Accession No:
89/4/3
Media:
Carrara marble and gold leaf

Collection Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth. Gifted to the Gallery by the artist in 1989.

The seven milestones are both a survey and a journey around the cities of New Zealand. The distance signified by the stone is the combined length of all the streets in the district named after women. The city is signified by the city motto or crest.

Auckland - Advance
Hamilton - (Crest)
New Plymouth - The Industrious Heart Lives
Palmerston North - May the Victor Wear the Palm
Wellington - Supreme by Position
Nelson - Let the Victor Bear the Palm
Dunedin - In the Ways of Our Ancestors