Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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First government settlement on the Waitemata River, 1st October 1840. No II.

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First government settlement on the Waitemata River, 1st October 1840. No II. [Copied by E.M. Hocken after John Johnson. n.d.]

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,955
a43

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Description

Margin below image in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: First government settlement on the Waitemata River, 1st October 1840 T.M. Hocken; margin above image in ink: No II; note in ink: [Continued from No I] … the Customs (later at Port Chalmers) & Mr Edward Williams, son of Rev. Henry Williams. The lady in the fashionable bonnet is Mrs Mathew. From No II the settlement is seen slightly advanced. The boat & tents probably mark what was afterwards Official Bay. Governor Hobson came down from Russell to Auckland in January 1841. Mr Mason gave me this information. T.M.H.

Item Dimensions

132 x 197 mm

Technique

watercolour on paper

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Original is in Mrs Hobson’s album. Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Citation

Hocken, Elizabeth Mary, 1848-1933 and Johnson, John, Dr, d.1848, “First government settlement on the Waitemata River, 1st October 1840. No II.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed September 29, 2020, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5311.

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