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Dessiné par L. LeBreton. Lith. par Sabatier. Imp. par Lemercier à Paris. Gide Editeur. Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l’Océanie. Atlas pittoresque. pl 180 [1846]

09 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "Otago Peninsula oil 28 x 48. Signed lower right. Colin McCahon 1939".

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: View of Otago Heads, Port Chalmers, Mount Cargill & Blueskin from the Portobello Road - six miles from Dunedin, sketched from nature by George O’Brien, Civil Engineer &c 1866

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: View of Otago Heads and Port Chalmers from Signal Hill near Dunedin from a sketch from nature by George O’Brien, Civil Engineer.

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: 1856; on mount in ink: Dunedin, New Zealand from Andersons Bay. June 1856

Painting of Stevenson’s dredge reclaiming the Dunedin foreshore, 1868. Logan Point in background.

This small watercolour of Dunedin from Little Paisley was painted by Edward Immyns Abbot in 1849. The work was acquired by Dr T.M. Hocken who described the artist as ‘a young surveyor of superior abilities’. The surveyor’s role was to record…

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: John Buchanan; l.r. in ink: Otago Harbour, Portobello [sic] bay; verso: Inside the Heads, Otago Harbour, from Capt. Ridley’s, Portobella [sic] bay. April 1859 J.B.

On original mount in ink: Reproduced from a sketch painted in 1853-54 by Capt.n The Hon.ble E.H.W. Bellairs by T.W. Eyton; on original mount in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: Sketch of Dunedin & harbour from the S., say from about Fernhill where Cap.…

Verso a in ink: Dunedin City Otago New Zealand 1865; on sketchbook mount a in ink, & b in pencil: Dunedin in 1865; on sketchbook mount of c in pencil (library hand): (Unidentified view of a harbour) Dunedin?; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas…

Verso c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: An unfinished copy from no 1. Done by Robert Fulton in 1849 & given to me by his brother James Fulton in 1894. Dunedin looking down the line of Stafford St. Very similar to Kettle’s View of Dunedin & Upper…

On original mount in pencil: Dunedin from the track to Anderson’s Bay. 1864 Hamilton; on mount in ink: T.M. Hocken; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: The old Anderson’s Bay track in 1864, now merged with the…

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: W. Handcock; label: City of Dunedin by W. Handcock, 1864; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: W. Handcock was the first drawing master of the Boys’ High School. His watercolour is very accurate. By the old…

Lower centre (l.c.) with brush: W. Handcock S.R.A. 64; on original mount in pencil: Quarantine Island, south P.t Chalmers & the blueskin road from the back bay of Port a Bello; paper maker’s chop: London Board

Acknowledged Hocken Library Associate Membership Bulletin, no 1, October 1954. Same view as the O’Brien, likely to have been painted coincidently

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: Colin McCahon 41; verso with brush: Otago Harbour Colin McCahon 1941; verso in ink: oil on gesso 25 gns; verso in ink: 24 Prestwick St, Maori Hill, Dunedin; verso in ballpoint pen: 15gns; verso in pencil: 30 green…

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: G.O’Brien 1865; l.c. in pencil: Dunedin Harbour from the Caversham Rise; l.r. in ink: T.M. Hocken; through image in pencil: [location & colour notes, gridlines]; verso: [sketch of Dunedin from the South].

Upper centre (u.c.) - u.r. of b in pencil: Mouth of Otago - from the Settlement May 1/44; u.c. of b in blue-black ink: 9 Entrance to Otago harbour - May 1 1844; verso a in pencil: Entrance to Otago Ap.l 1844

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: T.M. Hocken; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Drawn in 149 by Mr Charles Henry Kettle, the NZ Company’s Surveyor who took charge of the Company’s surveys in February 1846. Details of these are in my Early History of…

Village of Te Ruatitoko in foreground.
Correspondence: 25 September 1923, to Dr James Johnstone, B.A., F.R.C.S., Richmond, England,
Dear Sir,... your letter to Dr Fulton which was printed in the ODT Aug 15 in which you describe the original…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Drawing for Dear Wee June McCahon; u.r. in pencil: Dec 27 1945 [Variously inscribed throughout]; on attached paper in pencil: This is from the Port Chalmers Cemetery looking at the Harbour mouth. The final painting was…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: James M. Nairn; verso frame in pencil in Brasch’s hand: J.M. Nairn; verso frame in ballpoint pen: Nisbet [framing instructions]

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: RTR [monogram, first R reversed]; l.r. in pencil: TR Redmayne Aug 1864; margin below image in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: View of Dunedin &c. from the Anderson’s Bay Road T.M. Hocken; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand:…

Margin below image in ink: Otago Witness Office, 1851, Bond St, being W.H. Cuttenís store on the presnt site of the back portion of MacKerras & Hazlettís Store. Adjoining is part of Mr Parkís (NZ Co Surveyor) house, near Liverpool St. Enlarged by…
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