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The Rev. John Williams, the Martyr of Erromanga, with a landscape of the Mission House and grounds of Rarotonga.

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[The Rev. John Williams, the Martyr of Erromanga, with a landscape of the Mission House and grounds of Rarotonga. Designed, emgraved and painted by G. Baxter, patentee of oil colour printing, Patriot Office, London. No 1 of the Missionary Portrait Gallery. n.d.] [Rev. John Williams (1796-1839) of the London Missionary Society. Founder of the Samoan & other missions. ìThe martyr of Erromangaî one of the New Hebrides group. Murdered by the natives, Nov.r 20th 1839 at 43 years. n.d.]

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,832
a936

Publisher

G. Baxter, patentee of oil colour printing, Patriot Office, London.

Description

On label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Rev. John Williams (1796-1839) of the London Missionary Society. Founder of the Samoan & other missions. “The martyr of Erromanga” one of the New Hebrides group. Murdered by the natives, Nov.r 20th 1839 at 43 years. T.M.H.

Item Dimensions

271 x 222 mm

Technique

Baxter print on paper

Time Period

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Given by Mr J.A. Porter, London to Dr Hocken in 1902. Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Citation

Baxter, George, 1804-1867, “The Rev. John Williams, the Martyr of Erromanga, with a landscape of the Mission House and grounds of Rarotonga.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 8, 2020, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5782.

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