Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Pitoni.

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Alternative Title

Native wata or Storehouse. Pitoni, Wellington.

Date Created

1850

Date

1850

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 77a
a10146

Description

Lower centre (l.c.) in pencil: Pitoni; verso u.r. in pencil: 57; on sketchbook mount: Native wata or Storehouse. Pitoni, Wellington. 1850; 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

170 x 250 mm

Technique

watercolour on paper

Geographic Location

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, “Pitoni.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed August 19, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4490.

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