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On 7 February 1812, Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth, England. As a consequence, world-wide celebrations have taken place in 2012, the…
View the items in Celebrating Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Online exhibition
On 28 November 1520, Magellan sailed through the straits that would bear his name into the great expansive waters he dubbed ‘Mar Pacifico’. His…
View the items in Charting the Land on the Ocean: Pacific Exploration, 1520-1876. Online exhibition
"E kore e ngaro; te kakano i ruia mai i Ra' iatea.
I shall never be lost; the seed that was sown from Ra' iatea."
The image of a waka en passage…
View the items in He Tirohanga Ki Muri: A View of the Past
A sample of the works by James Brown held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by Ralph Hotere held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by Joseph Jenner Merrett held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by Doris Lusk (1916-1990) held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by John Turnbull Thomson (1821-1884) held in Hocken Collections.
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A collection of pictures by Sir William Fox (1812-1893). These works are mainly watercolours of New Zealand landscapes and scenes, painted between…
Dr T. M. Hocken, Sir William Fox
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A collection of lantern slides used for cinema advertising.
Lantern slides are hand-drawn, painted, or photographic images on glass, intended for…
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