Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Scene on the Slate Ranges, 1857. [Hawkdun Range, 1858.]

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Thomson’s survey party caught in a snow storm on the Hawkdun Range, January 1858.

Date Created

1870

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 93/36
a12329

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Description

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.T. Thomson 1870; u.r. in pencil: 1; label verso: Scene on the Slate Ranges. A souvenir of the discovery of the Dome Pass & the sources of the Mataura in January 1857 Drummond; in donor’s hand: Journal 15 March 1857 and a small painting show perfect weather. This must be the Hawkdun ranges, Otago in January 1858

Item Dimensions

545 x 755 mm

Technique

watercolour on paper

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Provenance

Lennel Trust.
Given by the Hall-Jones family, Invercargill, 1992 [Given by Geoffrey Hall-Jones, John Hall-Jones & Gerard Hall-Jones, sons of the late Marjorie Hall-Jones, a granddaughter of John Turnbull Thomson].

Citation

Thomson, John Turnbull, “Scene on the Slate Ranges, 1857. [Hawkdun Range, 1858.],” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 23, 2018, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4861.

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