Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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View of Blind Bay from W. Fox’s house.

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Alternative Title

Blind Bay. View from W. Fox’s house.
Blind Bay, Nelson. View from W. Fox’s house.

Date Created

1847

Date

1847

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 32
a10144

Description

Verso in ink: View of Blind Bay from W. Fox’s house; on mount in ink: Blind Bay, Nelson. View from W. Fox’s house. 1847; watermark: James Whatman Turkey Mill Kent 1840; 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

3 sheets of paper, each ca 223 x 350mm; assembled to form: 223 x 1050mm

Technique

watercolour & opaque white

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

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “View of Blind Bay from W. Fox’s house.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 10, 2018, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4489.

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