Auckland, from St George’s Bay, 1856 (above Mr Blackett’s house).

Date Created

1856

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,924
a3623

Description

On sketchbook mount in pen & black ink superimposed over brown: Aukland, [sic] from St George’s Bay, 1856 (above Mr Blackett’s house) Sir Wm Fox. Point Britomart. Wynyard’s Pier & Fletcher’s Mill. Princes St. St Paul’s Church; 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

239 x 342 mm

Medium

watercolour & opaque white on paper

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

Seascapes & Marines
Landscapes & Cityscapes

Files

a3623.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Auckland, from St George’s Bay, 1856 (above Mr Blackett’s house).,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 23, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5228.