Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Melville Cove, Gore Bay, Cooks Straits.

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Alternative Title

Melville Cove. S. side of Cooks Straits.

Date Created

1845

Date

1845

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 29
a10143

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Description

Verso l.l. in ink: Melville Cove, Gore Bay, Cooks Straits; on sketchbook mount: Melville Cove. S. side of Cooks Straits. 1845 ; 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

183 x 262 mm

Technique

watercolour on paper

Geographic Location

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

Genre

Seascapes & Marines
Landscapes & Cityscapes

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Melville Cove, Gore Bay, Cooks Straits.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 18, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4488.

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