Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Port Cooper from sea, 2 miles & 1/2 S.W. by S.

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Alternative Title

Port Victoria. (Canterbury) January 1850.

Date Created

1850

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - A786
a3694

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Description

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Port Cooper from sea, 2 miles & 1/2 S.W. by S.; verso in ink: 38; on sketchbook mount: Port Victoria. (Canterbury) January 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

145 x 223 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

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Port Cooper from sea, 2 miles & 1/2 S.W. by S.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed December 16, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5294.

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