Tho Government of New South Wales have intimated that they will require B,oooft of apace for the mineral exhibits from that colony. The public will learn with satisfaction that the collection of pictures sent out by the Anglo-Australian Artists' Society, and at present on exhibition in Sydney, have been secured for the art gallery. Tho president of the Executive will endeavor to meet the local committees at Christchurch, Wellington, and Napior on his way up to Auckland, and New Plymouth and Wanganui on his way down. A telegram was yesterday received from the Mayor of Auckland, intimating that good progress is being nude by the local Committee with the work af securing an adequate representation of that district.
A number of Binall alterations to the plans of the art gallery have been received from the Government, but they aro of such a naturo that it is believed the matter can be arranged with the lowest tenderer without delaying the work. It is asserted that tho principal reason which actuated tho Victorian Government in deciding to assist tho Now Zealand Exhibition was to foster the friendly feeling which always existed between the two colonies, and also to practically reciprocate the liberal manner in which New Zealand participated in the last two Melbourne Exhibitions.
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EXHIBITION NOTES., Evening Star, Issue 7943, 26 June 1889
EXHIBITION NOTES. Evening Star, Issue 7943, 26 June 1889
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