A travelling life, Tony Mackle
Don’t Forget To Feed The Cat: The Travel Letters And Sketches Of Stewart Bell Maclennan Mary Bell Thornton (ed) The Cuba Press, $40.00, ISBN 9781988595009 This delightful and beautifully produced book is a worthwhile read on several levels. It is a warm, human account of family life, an interesting travel book, and provides an informed abbreviated account of some of the salient features of major international museums and their collections. In 1948, Stewart Maclennan was the first appointed director of the National Art Gallery in Wellington. It was a tough assignment, the institution remaining understaffed and underfunded for its mandated
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