Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Panoramic view from the Bluff. 1850.

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Date Created

1850

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - A618
a4298

Description

Through image in pencil, superimposed in ink in Dr Hockenís hand, or in ink in artistís hand: 95.25 Rarotonga 120.13 Pt Dawes River, Whanaka Ravine 134.4 136.6 137.40 138 139.6 Whanaka Ravine or river? 156.2 157.50 159.32 160.10 160.50 Native kiak 161.7 162.39 164.41 165 Milford Haven Peak 168.24 169.4 2 domes 170.52 175.18 180.00 wood - too wide 182.53 False Ship Cone 184.15 Ship Cone 190.3 191.15 192 192.30 193.15 Hokanui 197.42 201.41 Tuturau 212.53 217.52 The E Fall 225.32 Truebearing hill Molyn. Tre. 229.36 230.26 231.32 T.beer.g Hill 234.58 Slope Sum. 245.1 245.16 248.45 253.160 about 258.18; verso in pencil: Hamiltonís Panoramic view from the Bluff [in different hand:] 1847 [crossed out] 1850; verso in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: Taken from the deck of H.M. Surveying Ship the Acheron, Captain Stokes. Hamilton accompanied the vessel. T.M. Hocken. I have put in ink the fading pencil references.

Item Dimensions

130 x 1360 mm

Technique

pen & ink wash on paper soaked in fish oil

Time Period

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Old stock, accessioned 1969. Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Citation

Hamilton, W. J. W. (William John Warburton), 1825-1883, “Panoramic view from the Bluff. 1850.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed September 29, 2020, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5309.

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