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Verso upper left (u.l.) in pencil: 1 Near Roxburgh Central Otago Doris Lusk N.F.S. Grease crayon and ink.

On sketchbook mount: Wellington in 1843; 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…

"The Wall is full six Fathom high, and four thick, so that six Horsemen may easily ride a-breast on it, and was in as good Repair as if it had not been erected above twenty or thirty Years since; no Part of it being fallen, nor annoyed by the least…

"Towering over all in the western distance, but too often concealed by clouds, the majestic Fusi-yama reared its conical summit" (Oliphant, 1859, v. II, p. 97).

About 1865 Nicholas Chevalier visited New Zealand with his wife and went on a tour of the lakes and mountains of Otago.

Lower right (l.r.) in ink: Otago Harbour, John Buchanan; verso in ink: Otago Harbour from the Valley Range. JB.

Attributed to Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn Liardet, 1799-1878

GH Brown says painted to show art school style fashion; Ron Brownson says painted to explore use of texture.

Verso lower right (l.r.) in Charles Brasch’s hand: Joanna Paul Sept 1967

Verso lower right (l.r.) in Charles Brasch’s hand: Joanna Paul Sept 1967

Lower left (l.l.) with brush in opaque white: G. O’Brien; verso original mount in pencil: framing instructions

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: G. O’Brien 1865. From the Main North Road between the X and XI milestones looking north; through image in pencil: [gridlines].

1. It appears to have been mounted and titled for Mrs Buckland. 2. The site of Larnach Castle was known as the Camp by 1876, but not by 1867. Therefore, the date given on the mount title could either be a typographical mistake or reflect the date it…

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]

Margin below image in pencil: North Otago Colin McCahon. Ed 50 No 18 73; in charcoal: [fingerprint].

Margin below image in pencil: Colin McCahon. ’73; No 1. Ed 2.

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