Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Allington, in the Waimea Plain, Nelson. The farm of George Duppa Esq.

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Alternative Title

Allington. Waimea S. Geo Duppa’s.

Date Created

1840

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - A857
a3703

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Description

Label by Dr B.H. Howard: Duppa's Allington. The house has long since disappeared, but the name is still used by the present. The site is on the Highway from Nelson to the Buller just before it crosses the Wairoa River. national Highway No 6. Half-mile before the right turn into Bridgewater. Grid reference: Topographical map NZMS 1; sheet #20: 485175 (Information supplied by Dr B.H. Howard 28/5/64)
Verso in pencil: 5; verso in ink: Allington, in the Waimea Plain, Nelson. The farm of George Duppa Esq.; on sketchbook mount in ink: Allington. Waimea S. Geo Duppa’s; 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

263 x 375 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

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Allington, in the Waimea Plain, Nelson. The farm of George Duppa Esq.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed August 23, 2019, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5297.

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