Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Verso in ink: Heki; in pencil: L814; verso mount on label: [authentication by John Dixon & Co.]

Verso in ink: Kawitta; in pencil: L814; verso mount on label [authentication by John Dixon & Co]

Margin below image in ink: Morere or Swing; verso in pencil: Morere or Swing; on mount in ink in Dr Hocken

On mount in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: Native Feast held at Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand. May 11th 1844. Joseph Merrett, artist. T.M. Hocken; label in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: An interesting account of this Feast is given in Gov. Fitzroyís…

Printed key: Mount Hobson. Mount Eden, the land for miles round these two mountains have been purchased by Europeans from the Natives and being excellent soil it promises to be covered with farms in twelve or eighteen months. Captain Scotts farm. The…

Verso in pencil: Ohinemutu pa on Lake Rotorua; on mount in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: View from Orakau Maunga-Tautiri, with natives digging in the foreground. Ohinemutu pa on Lake Rotorua. T.M. Hocken. The morere or swing. A favourite game. Given to…

On mount in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: The pah of Oinamutu on the Rotorua Lake. The carvings in this pah are particularly fine; verso mount in ink: The pah of Oinamutu on the Rotorua Lake. The carvings in this pah are particularly fine.

Notes on cover: "Owned by M.E. Hodgkinson of Riverton in 1857"

On mount in ink: T.M. Hocken; on label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Hone Heke & Kawiti were the chief leaders in the rebellion of war in the north, 1844-46. Heke belonged to the Ngapuhi Tribe & was a nephew of the celebrated Hongi Hika whose warlike…

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