Burcham’s house, River Hutt.

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 11,910
a11855

Subject

Description

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: [illeg]; on original mount in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Burcham’s House, River Hutt. These beautiful sketches were done by William Swainson FRS, the celebrated naturalist and extensive writer on natural history. He was one of the earliest settlers at Wellington in 1840, taking up his sections in the Hutt Valley. He died in 1850(?) T.M. Hocken; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki.

Extent

123 x 208 mm

Medium

pencil on paper

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Files

a11855.jpg

Citation

Swainson, William, 1789-1855, “Burcham’s house, River Hutt.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 19, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4648.