Auckland from the west side of Commercial Bay, 12th February 1844.

Alternative Title

Auckland from the west side of Commercial Bay, 12th February 1844. [Copied by ?E.M. Hocken after Adams. n.d.]

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,932
a26

Subject

Description

Lower centre (l.c.) in ink in Dr Hocken's hand: Auckland from the west side of Commercial Bay, 12th February 1844; through image in ink: [numerals] 1. Queen Street 2. Shortland Crescent 3. Conroy- solicitor 4. Broadbent 5. Cormack- watchmaker & Roberts, Baker 6. Nathan & Josephs 7. High Street 8. Commercial Hotel 9. Commons shops 10. McKenzie druggist 11. Connell St 12. Gibson and Mitchell, brick building first & only one at this date 13. Brown & Campbells 14. Carnegies store, nearly buried from raising level 15. Theatre, opened 12th Feb 1844 16. Langford & Gardiners 17. Scotts Rotary shop 18 Exchange Hotel 19. New Zealand Banking Co.y 20 Royal Hotel 21. Gov.t House Porters Lodge 22a. St Paulís Church 22. Capt. Nelsonís Wairoa Massacre 23. Barrack Point 24. Waihiki 25. Motu Iti 26 Motu Tapu 27. North Beach 28. Capt. Tuckerís house 29. Porterís house & store 30. W.S. Grahamís store 31. Victoria Hotel 32. Williamsonís & Gummerís store 33. Old Gov.t store. The first wooden building erected in Auckland, now the market 34. Acacia Cottage & Cís residence 35. Mechanicsí Institute 36. Wesleyan Chapel 37. Post Office Custom House 38. New buildings in Queen St empty 39. Richís store 40. Mount Eden; label in ink: Represents Auckland 3 years & a half after its foundation in Sep 1840. The original which was a plan in oil colours was done by one Adams, a surveyor of the time & was lent to me by Dr (Sir John Logan) Campbell, in whose possession it is. T.M. Hocken; label: Ne te Hakena tenei tiki.

Extent

286 x 758 mm

Medium

pen, ink & wash on paper

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Files

a26.jpg

Citation

Hocken, Elizabeth Mary, 1848-1933, “Auckland from the west side of Commercial Bay, 12th February 1844.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 5, 2022, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5162.