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Record ID 534
Title Art heist for black market
Author Horwood, Alison; Manukia, John
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 10 Sec A p 1
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Gunman steals "Still on Top". Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery; Art; Theft; Darrow, Kate


[2 of 14]
Record ID 535
Title Fears $2m canvas damaged in getaway
Author Wall, Tony; Guy, Camille
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 11 Sec A p 1
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Insurers post $50,000 reward for the return of "Still on Top." Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery; Art; Theft; Charlwood, Neil


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Record ID 536
Title Galleries coy on painting values
Author Guy, Camille
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 11 Sec A p 3
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract After the theft of "Still on Top" valuable paintings may become less available to the public. Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery; Art; Theft; Keith, Hamish Henry Cordy, 1936-; McNamara, T. J.


[4 of 14]
Record ID 537
Title Art theft may be act of folly
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 11 Sec A p 9
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Discussion of the trade in stolen artworks in light of the theft of " Still on Top." Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery; Art; Theft


[5 of 14]
Record ID 555
Title Gallery staff beaten in raising alarm
Author Wall, Tony
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 15 Sec A p 6
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract A member of the public first alerted police to the theft of "Still on Top." Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery; Art; Theft


[6 of 14]
Record ID 556
Title Tip leads police to stolen painting
Author Horwood, Alison; Larkin, Naomi
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 18 Sec A p 3
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract "Still on top" has been recovered.
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art; Auckland Art Gallery; Theft


[7 of 14]
Record ID 557
Title Gallery counts "savaging" cost
Author Wall, Tony; Horwood, Alison
Source New Zealand herald, 1998 Aug 18 Sec A p 1
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Illustration of the damaged painting: "Still on Top"
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art; Auckland Art Gallery; Theft; Saines, Chris


[8 of 14]
Record ID 583
Title The gentle and exact art of restoration
Author Reid, Graham
Source New Zealand herald, 22 August 1998 section A, page 15
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The recovery of Still on Top puts the spotlight on high-tech art restoration. Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art; Hillary, Susan; Cobb, Leslie


[9 of 14]
Record ID 1537
Title Electron eye on secrets of Tissot canvas
Author Perry, Keith
Source New Zealand herald, 1999 Jun 21 Sec A p 16
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract A $750,000 microscope will help in the restoration of "Still on top". Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art; Hillary, Sarah; James, Bryony


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Record ID 2109
Title Tissot nears return
Source New Zealand herald, 2000 Jun 16 Sec A p 17
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract "Still on top" will be restored by November 2000
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art


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Record ID 2136
Title [Restoration of Tissot's Still on top]
Source Sunday star times, 2000 Jun 25 Sec A p 4
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract A photographic exhibition of each stage of the restoration will be held in December. Includes illustration
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Art


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Record ID 2567
Title Restored Tissot won't be alone
Source New Zealand herald, 4 October 2000 Sec A p 10
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract The restored Tissot in the Auckland City Art Gallery is likely to be joined by two or three more Tissots in a display celebrating the restoration of Still on top
Notes Includes portrait of Chris Saines
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902


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Record ID 2627
Title Court battle looms in claim on Tissot work
Author Orsman, Bernard
Source New Zealand Herald , 16 Nov 2000 Sec A p 6
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Mediator fails to budge Royal & Sun Alliance over a claim by Auckland Art Gallery for damage to the Tissot, Still on top
Subjects Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Auckland Art Gallery


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Record ID 7229
Title Masterpiece bound for 'secret hoard'
Source New Zealand herald, 1999 Aug 21 - 22 Sec A p 23
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Anthony Sannd's career as art thief of a Tissot painting from the Auckland City Art Gallery. Also a brief description of his involvement in the Birkenhead Foodtown robbery in October 1984, he was jailed in 1986, and his jailing in 1993 for robbing a Kerikeri bank. Includes portrait and illustration of "Still on top".
Subjects Sannd, Anthony; Theft; Art; Tissot, James Jacques Joseph, 1836-1902; Crime; Auckland Art Gallery
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