Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Dunedin, Otago Jan 1849 By Mr (Sir William) Fox.

Date Created

1849

Date

1849

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,252 a
a10140

Description

Lower left (l.l.) & l.r. in pencil: Dunedin; on mount in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Dunedin, Otago. Jan. 1849. (By Mr (Sir William) Fox. [numerals & key] 1. Mr Charles Kettle’s house (Chief Surveyor) 2. N.Z. Co’s Survey Office about Bond St & Water St. 3. Mr W.H. Valpy’s house fronting Manse St & close to the site of the Provincial Hotel, Stafford St. 4. Rev Thos Burns’ manse, near corner of Manse & Princes St. In its proximity are James Brown’s Rob.t Chapman’s & Cap. Cargill’s houses. 5. Duthie’s house about middle of Liverpool St. Mr Kettle’s house is now the site of the Post Office & Gov. Buildings. 6. Emigrants’ barracks built of Manuka, flax, &c about the site of back of Customhouse in Bond St. 7. The First Church with at the back Mr Garrick’s house afterwards the Royal Hotel. In front is the line of High St. Sargood Son & Ewen now occupy the First Church site. T.M. Hocken; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas Morland Hocken from Sir William Fox. Sir William Fox who well knew the interest I took in old New Zealand & was a frequent visitor at my house, promised to bequeath me these sketches which he commenced to take from the time of his arrival in New Zealand in 1842.

Item Dimensions

2 sheets of paper joined to: 180 x 511 mm

Technique

watercolour

Geographic Location

Time Period

Provenance

Sketchbook bequeathed to Dr T.M. Hocken by Sir William Fox in 1893; Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Is Part Of

Fox sketchbook

Genre

Seascapes & Marines
Landscapes & Cityscapes

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Dunedin.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 8, 2019, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4485.

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