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MR TWOPENY.

> J The following sooount (fr< m the Timan "Bfera'-d) of Mr R. IS. N. Twopeny'i c*fßer p-ior to his coming to Dunedlr may be.'' interest to our readers: — Mi j S. Ernest Nowell Twopeny was born al Little Caatorton (Rutland), of which p»rUr, ' his father was rector, m August, 1857. Hts early years were spent m FraoO), and b he w&b subsequently oduoatnd at Mori ' borough College and at the University ol ; Heidolbarcs Coming out to Australia lc 5 1876, his oonneotion with exhibitions be--1 gau with his appointment, m 1877, ai secretary to tbe South Australian Com- | mission to the Paris Exhibition, where he ' first camo m cuntaot with M. Joubert la ' In 1879 be was appointed secretary to ihe bouth Australian Commissioners to :.ha Sydney and Melbourne Exhibitions, ' and m February 1881, he planned wltb | M. Joubart the Adelaide Exhibition, whioh vraa so successfully carried out In 1 Ju y, August and September, of the earn 5 year. In November Messrs Joubert ai>d Twopeny ohaqged the scene of their operations to Perth where they held h small exhibition to pass tbe tim 3 away while preparations *rere being made for the Ohrisrohuroh Exhibition, whioh is by far the largest ever held under their nvinagement. Mr Twopeny is an offioer of the Ft-euoh Ac«demy, and the author of several offio'al publications on South Australia, m Euglish, French, and Gee man.

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MR TWOPENY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2078, 4 March 1889

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MR TWOPENY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2078, 4 March 1889

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