St George’s Bay, Auckland. Mr Blackett’s house.

Date Created

1856

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 82/63
a3680

Subject

Description

On sketchbook mount in ink: St George’s Bay, Auckland. 1856; in pencil: Mr Blackett’s house; 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

244 x 347 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

Files

a3680.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “St George’s Bay, Auckland. Mr Blackett’s house.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 25, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5281.