Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Mr Bounce in a dog skin cloak. Massacre Bay.

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Date Created

1847

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 81b
a10147

Description

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: Mr Bounce in a dog skin cloak. W.F. Massacre Bay 1847; on sketchbook mount: Native haranguing. Massacre Bay. 1847; in pencil: Now Golden Bay; verso u.r.: 49 56 [pencil sketch]; 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

176 x 254 mm

Technique

pencil, watercolour & purple & sepia inks on paper

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

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Mr Bounce in a dog skin cloak. Massacre Bay.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed August 18, 2019, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4491.

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