Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Refers to Mr W.B. Mantell’s moa bone discoveries.

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Alternative Title

The gravel and sand bag bespeak him a geologist.

Date Created

[ca. 1851]

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 11,594
a1377

Description

Upper centre (u.c.) in pencil: Crown dom…tion. Gravel and sand; l.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Refers to Mr W.B. Mantell’s moa bone discoveries. The gravel and sand bag bespeak him a geologist. T.M.H.; label in ink: Refers to Mr Mantell’s discovery of moa remains at Waikouaiti in 1851.

Item Dimensions

275 x 210 mm

Technique

pencil on grey paper

Geographic Location

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Citation

Brown, James, 1819?-1877, “Refers to Mr W.B. Mantell’s moa bone discoveries.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed October 22, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5094.

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