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On mount in ink: T.M. Hocken; on label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Hone Heke & Kawiti were the chief leaders in the rebellion of war in the north, 1844-46. Heke belonged to the Ngapuhi Tribe & was a nephew of the celebrated Hongi Hika whose warlike…

Verso in ink: Kawitta; in pencil: L814; verso mount on label [authentication by John Dixon & Co]

Verso in ink: Heki; in pencil: L814; verso mount on label: [authentication by John Dixon & Co.]

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: James M. Nairn; verso frame in pencil in Brasch’s hand: J.M. Nairn; verso frame in ballpoint pen: Nisbet [framing instructions]

On mount in ink: T.M. Hocken; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Born at Greenock Aug 25 1799, educated at Glasgow University, died at Sydney Aug.t 8 1878. He arrived at Sydney in 1823 introducing the Presbyterian church & school system & in 1832…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Portrait of R. Kennedy. C. McCahon 1940; l.r. in REK's hand: R. Kennedy; verso: C McCahon Drawing of RE Kennedy 1/-

l.l. in pencil: C.McCahon; l.r. in pencil: Portrait of Rodney Kennedy. 1939; verso in pencil: 1/-

16 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "Catherine Anne McCahon, 6 weeks old today, Thursday, May 17 Blue Black ink drawing. Signed Colin McCahon. 7" x 5""

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: Colin McCahon 1968.

Lower centre (l.c.) in ballpoint pen: D. Lusk 1969.

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: D. Lusk 1964; verso backing board: Self portrait 1954 [retraced to read] 1964 Doris Lusk Christchurch; stamp: A.J. Hall Ltd

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: D. Lusk 1979; verso mount in ink: Rodney Kennedy with “Vicarage Bed”, painting by Anne Hamblett (circa 1937) McCahon. Doris Lusk. June 1979. w/colour pencil; in pencil unknown hand: Please leave attached. Holland;…

Lower centre (l.c.) in pencil: Christmas 1969; verso: To Colin, Anne and Family. Love and greetings from Doris. I look forward to seeing you all in January

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: T.M. Hocken; Dr Hocken’s collector’s chop: Hoc in Loco Deus Rupes.

Label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Sir Piercy Brett, 1709-81. Admiral, Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty. Cook named after him Cape Brett and Piercy Island or rock at the entrance to the Bay of Islands. T.M. Hocken.
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