Akaroa. From the head of the harbour.

Date Created

1859

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,772
a3611

Subject

Description

Through image in pencil: [colour notes]; verso in pencil: Akaroa. From the head of the harbour 1859 … [illeg]; on sketchbook mount in ink: Akaroa. From the head of the harbour 1858; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas Morland Hocken from Sir William Fox. Sir William Fox who well knew the interest I took in old New Zealand & was a frequent visitor at my house, promised to bequeath me these sketches which he commenced to take from the time of his arrival in New Zealand in 1842.

Extent

paper joined to form: 172 x 497 mm

Medium

watercolour & pencil

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Sketchbook bequeathed to Dr T.M. Hocken by Sir William Fox in 1893; Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Is Part Of

Fox sketchbook

Genre

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Files

a3611.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Akaroa. From the head of the harbour.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 25, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5216.