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

1849

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,881
a3620

Description

Verso in pencil: Auckland 1849 40 46 … [illeg]; on sketchbook mount in ink: Auckland 1849; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Sir Wm Fox; 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

2 sheets of paper joined to form: 175 x 510 mm

Technique

watercolour, pen & ink

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

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Auckland.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed January 19, 2021, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5225.

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