White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950

Artist, commercial artist and lithographer, born at Devizes. In the census of 1881 he was working as a draughtsman in London, living as a boarder in Islington. In New Zealand he was possibly employed by A.D. Willis in Wanganui. The Wanganui Chronicle, 14 July 1905, page 4 shows an advertisement for him as an industrial and advertising artist. He died in 1950 aged 92 years [Source: Online historical BDM, Ancestry, online Te Papa database]. See also a report of his involvement in a printing trade banquet in Wanganui in 1903, in the Wanganui Chronicle, 18 May 1903, Page 7.

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Chief Post Office (Wellington) :Christmas greetings and hearty good wishes for the New Year, from the officers of the General Post Office, Wellington, N.Z. / [Benoni] White del. et lith. A. D. Willis, Wanganui, N.Z. 1901.
Date: 1901 From: Various artists :[Box of assorted Christmas cards. 1860s-1919] By: Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Chief Post Office (Wellington, N.Z.); White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 Ref: Eph-A-CARDS-Christmas-1901-01 Description: Shows a montage of images, including telegraph wires above Wellington Harbour, a young Maori woman posting a letter in a postbox while she frees a bird on h...
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Date: 1902 - 1905 By: Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 Ref: Eph-A-POSTCARDS-White Description: Includes: 1. Benoni White. Lake Taupo New Zealand. A D Willis 2A and 2B. Benoni White. Auckland Harbour New Zealand. A D Willis (2 versions) 3A and 3B. Benon...
Date: 1901 By: White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Corrigan, D W (Mr), active 1960s-1970s Ref: A-216-008 Description: An illustrated blank invitation. Top left is the royal coat of arms, surmounting a double portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. A Maori child is hold...
Date: 1901 By: White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm) Ref: A-216-008-a Description: An illustrated blank invitation. Top left is the royal coat of arms, surmounting a double portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. A Maori child is hold...
Date: 1901 By: White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Morice, Louisa Jane Spotswood, 1873-1957 Ref: A-216-008-c Description: An illustrated invitation to Miss Morice. Top left is the royal coat of arms, surmounting a double portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. A Maori chil...
Date: 1901 By: White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Morice, Louisa Jane Spotswood, 1873-1957 Ref: A-216-008-b Description: An illustrated invitation to Dr C. G. & Mrs Morice. Top left is the royal coat of arms, surmounting a double portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall. A ...
Date: 1903 - 1915 By: White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950 Ref: Eph-A-POSTCARDS-Maori-01 Description: Includes views of: Waimangu Geyser (ca 1906), Maori belle Putika (ca 1915), Malfroy Geyser and Government Sanitorium, Rotorua (ca 1903?), Wairua Falls (ca 19...
Date: 1902 By: Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); White, Benoni William Lytton, 1858-1950; New Zealand. Department of Tourist and Health Resorts Ref: Eph-A-POSTCARDS-1902-01 Description: Shows scenes by Benoni White: Stewart Island, New Zealand; Auckland Harbour New Zealand; Wanganui River New Zealand; Geyser Whakarewarewa New Zealand; Maori ...