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A sample of the works by Joseph Jenner Merrett held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by Ralph Hotere held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by James Brown held in Hocken Collections.
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A sample of the works by Doris Lusk (1916-1990) held in Hocken Collections.
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Colin McCahon is recognized as one of New Zealand’s foremost painters for his inventive and visionary contribution to art. He lived from 1919 to…
Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.
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These historiated initials were created by William Cowper for his atlas of human myology, the Myotomia Reformata. Cowper was an 18th-century London…
John Monro (1670-1740)
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Images of China and Japan, 1570 to 1920.
West Meets East is based on a physical exhibition curated by Special Collections, that was on display…
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‘A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority, from his not having seen what it is expected a man should see.’ - Dr…
View the items in Viva l'Italia: A Regional Romp through Italy. Online exhibition
12 September - 28 November 2002 ~ de Beer Gallery
Central Library, University of Otago
Through the last five hundred years, ancient ruins have…
View the items in Unpacking Ruins: architecture from antiquity. Online exhibition
Special Collections, University of Otago
View the items in This Book Belongs To..... Bookplates, Book Labels, & Inscriptions
Joseph William Mellor (1869-1938) was an Otago graduate who became a ceramicist, a cartoonist, and, more importantly, a famous chemist. Indeed, his…
View the items in The World of Joseph W. Mellor (1869-1938): Chemist, Ceramicist & Cartoonist. Online exhibition.
View the items in The Wake of Thor
View the items in The Melrose Library: Reflecting the Life and Works of Sir F. Truby King
Curated by Romilly Smith and Dr Donald Kerr, Special Collections, University of Otago
View the items in The Female of the Species: A Celebration of Women in History. Online exhibition
Sheet music relating to WWI (1914-1918)
Hocken Collections' sheet music relating to The Great War of 1914-1918 (WWI) is a select group of (mostly)…
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Images from the Scientific Expedition Reports held in Special Collections at the University of Otago.
Special Collections - University of Otago
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View the items in Scholarly Favourites. Researching in Special Collections. Online exhibition
The School of Physiotherapy is immensely proud of the contribution its graduates have made to health in the wider community over the 100 years since…
View the items in Reaching Out: Celebrating 100 years of Otago Physiotherapy Graduates, 1913-2013. Online exhibition
The rare book collection in Special Collections at the University of Otago grows - slowly and surely - by purchase and donation. With these new…
View the items in Rare Delights III: Recent Additions to Special Collections. Online Exhibition
Examples of posters from the Hocken Collections.
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View the items in Plates of Birds Collected during the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger, 1873-1876
Special Collections, University of Otago; Central Library, University of Otago; Private Collections
View the items in Parlez-vous français? Celebrating France and the French. Online exhibition
View the items in Moving to the Left: The Art and Development of the Frontispiece. Online exhibition
Historical Collections, Health Sciences Library, University of Otago
View the items in Medical Marvels: Treasures from the Health Sciences Library. Online exhibition
The classicist Richard Hingley wrote ‘the Classical past retains a highly significant relationship to the present’. It is true that no cultural…
View the items in Maths, Politics & Concrete: The Legacy of the Classical World. Online exhibition