Wellington. On the Karori Road. A specimen of the red pine about 6 or 7 feet diameter such as is frequently met with in clearing land.

Alternative Title

The rimu or red pine.

Date Created

1842

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 82/55
a3678

Description

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: WF; l.r. in ink: Wellington 1842; verso: On the Karori Road. A specimen of the red pine about 6 or 7 ft diameter such as is frequently met with in clearing land; on sketchbook mount: The rimu or red pine; 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.

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Extent

250 x 344 mm

Medium

watercolour & opaque white on paper

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

Files

a3678.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Wellington. On the Karori Road. A specimen of the red pine about 6 or 7 feet diameter such as is frequently met with in clearing land.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 23, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5279.