Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Rakawakaputa, P. Cooper Plains.

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Alternative Title

Native wata or storehouse at Wataputa Canterbury Jan. 1851.

Date Created

1848

Date

1848

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,774 a
a10141

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Description

Lower left (l.l.) in blue ink: Rakawakaputa, P. Cooper Plains W. Fox Dec.r 1848; on sketchbook mount: Native wata or storehouse at Wataputa Canterbury Jan. 1851; label: Sir Wm Fox; verso mount: 10; 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.

Item Dimensions

175 x 250mm (pasted to mount)

Technique

watercolour, pen & ink on paper

Time Period

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

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Rakawakaputa, P. Cooper Plains.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 28, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4486.

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