Olivia Spencer Bower in the South Pacific

May – December 2020

Olivia Spencer Bower's 1960 tour of the South Pacific

After the death of her mother in 1960, Olivia Spencer Bower left te Whanganui-a-Tara / Wellington to travel by ship to Tahiti and then, over the next three months, through Samoa and Fiji.

This exhibition records her travels in her own words and pictures.