3 May 2016

Fiona Pardington

From Upbeat, 1:35 pm on 3 May 2016

Photographer Fiona Pardington was named a Knight (Chevalier) in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Prime Minister on Sunday. The award is for Pardington's research into the collections held in France of casts of Maori, Pacific and European heads, taken by French phrenologist Dumoutier during his voyage through the Pacific in the 1830s.