Canterbury plains, taken from the Bridle road.

Alternative Title

[The Canterbury plains, taken from the Bridle road. Lithographed at the British Museum for Dr T.M. Hocken, ca 1903] IV W. Holmes del. 1851.

Date Created

1851

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,780
a5115

Subject

Description

Margin below image in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: The Canterbury Plains. March 1851 (Taken from the Bridle Road) T.M. Hocken; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki; note by W. Holmes transcribed in ink by Dr Hocken: IV. Snowy mountains, distant 100 miles. Harewood Forest. Plains. N.B. The lines show the streams with which they abound. Riccarton Wood near which Deanís Farm lies. Heathcote River. Avon River. The Ferry. Pacific Ocean. Back of Mt Pleasant Range. The Flats. Road to Christchurch via the Ferry. Bridle Road. Top of the Hills 1300 feet above the sea. W.Holmes. T.M.H.

Extent

266 x 433 mm

Medium

lithograph, hand coloured on paper (pasted to card)

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Files

a5115.jpg

Citation

Holmes, William Howard 1825-1885, “Canterbury plains, taken from the Bridle road.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 4, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5343.