Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Lake Howick.

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Date Created

1847

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 11,725 a
a3602

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Description

Label by Dr B.H. Howard: Lake Howick, now Lake Rotoroa. Fox explored area 1846 with Brunner & Heaphy.
Lower right (l.r.) in ink: Lake Howick …; on sketchbook mount: Lake Howick. 1847; verso u.r. in ink: 11 [partly illeg]; 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 250 mm

Technique

watercolour, pen & ink on paper

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

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Lake Howick.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 19, 2019, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5207.

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