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This item includes watercolour illustrations of sights and people on the journey, poetry and newspaper cuttings relating to the building and renovation of First Church, Dunedin.

"About this period a mutual friendship began to exist between us; confidence took place of timidity; and now, instead of permitting only a few to visit the shore at a time, they fitted up the garden of a temple as a sort of general arsenal for us;…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Rita Angus.

On label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: The Rev. John superintending the landing of the missionary, the Rev Charles Creed and his wife at Taranaki (NgaMotu) January 14th 1849. R. Wesleyan Missionary Notices, No 73 - Jan 1845 (T.M.H.) Mr Creed was…

Lower right (l.r.): Rita Angus.

Margin below image in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Lyttelton and Port Victoria March 1851; on mount in ink: The originals of these sketches, eleven in number, were taken by Mr William Holmes, who arrived at Lyttelton in the Castle Eden, in February…

Margin below image in ink in Dr Hocken's hand: City of Wellington, New Zealand. W. Richardson lith from a sketch by L. Nattrass. Published for the proprietor at Huggins' Marine Mart 105 Leadenhall St London. Printed by Dean and Munday Threadneedle St…

Through image on stone: [key & referents]; l.r. in ink: T.M. Hocken; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki.

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…

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…

[Dedicated to the Right Hon. Lord Stanley. N.B. The objects immediately over the figures are those indicated]. Clark & C.o. Colonial Booksellers, 20, Fenchurch Street. [31st March 1843].

Lower left (l.l.) with brush in opaque white: W. Forster 1880; on mount in ink: The S.S. Wakatu of Nelson; verso: Mr Warrell [framing instructions]; typed label detached from mount: W. Forster SS Wakatu 1880. Built at Nelson in 1879, she went aground…

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: W. Forster 1878; on mount in ink: Ladybird

Lower left (l.l.) in opaque white: W. Forster 1879; on mount below image in ink: The St. Leonards off Wellington Heads.

Lower right (l.r.) on stone: T.G.D.

Margin below image in ink: T.M. Hocken; verso in ink: Capt. King’s; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Early in the last century Kororareka was resorted to by the South Sea Whalers to refresh & refit their vessels.…

Margin below image in pencil: Rangiriri 19th Sep. 64 from Armitage’s; margin above image in pencil: Rangiriri on the Waikato. Capt. Mercer killed in action 1863 died from his wound a few days after at Queen’s Redoubt; margin below image in iron…

Margin below image in iron gall ink: Te Rori; margin below image in pencil: on Waikato [crossed out] Waipa; margin below image in iron gall ink: [page of Diary]; margin left of image in iron gall ink: [page of Diary]; l.r. in pencil: 61; u.l. in…

Margin below image in iron gall ink: I’m not sure if Ngaruawahia be not the dullest place I know in wet weather, but let the sun shine and Hey Presto! [page of Diary]; chop (blindprint): Superfine; l.r. in pencil: 41.

Lower left (l.l.) - lower right (l.r.) in pencil: The beach at Tauranga 26 April 64. Mt Monganui. The Wily Man, the Sailor, the Harrier, Falcon, Esk; verso: 31

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil (a): Auckland Harbor 21 Sep 65 EAW [monogram]; (b) verso in pencil: [sketch of boat & seagulls]

Verso in pencil: [drawing dated:] 10 May; on sketchbook mount: Auckland Harbour
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