Spanish Craftsmen at New Norcia Abbey in Western Australia part 2: John Casellas, Dorothy Erickson
Spanish monks established the Benedictine mission at New Norcia in Western Australia in 1846. Following on from her article last year on Isidro Oriol,1 Dr Dorothy Erickson concludes her series on the Spanish craftsmen who worked on buildings and furniture for the monastic community. Here she examines the surviving work of Juan (John) Casellas at New Norcia, which has since developed into a monastic retreat and tourist attraction.
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