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Attributed to William Mein Smith

Lower left (l.l.) - l.r. in pencil: 23 Jan.y. The Mowhanau Stream. Close to Alexander’s Farm High Water

Upper left (u.l.) - upper right (u.r.) in ink: A sketch of the Maoris’ position at Maungatautau on the Waikato River; l.l. in ink: the figures are supposed to be 1,000 yards from the main pah [location notes]; verso: [fragment of letter]

Thomson's bridge was swept away by the derelict Beaumont bridge when it floated down the river in the disastrous flooding of the Clutha in 1878.

The Taieri Ferry Bridge which replaced Harrold’s ferry. Tollkeeper’s house at far end. Painting by the architect 1862

Rakihuri - Ashley River (Taylor p. 29) Trip with Capt Thomas in Fly landed Port Cooper 15 Dec 1848. Fox spent 2 weeks exploring then went to Otago. Returned to P Cooper 22 Jan, and to P Nicholson, 23 Jan 1849.

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: 1846; on mount in ink: Campong Rochor, Singapore; in pencil: my second attempt at landscape from nature

Margin below image in ink in Dr Hockenís hand: The Canterbury Plains. March 1851 (Taken from the Bridle Road) T.M. Hocken; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei Tiki; note by W. Holmes transcribed in ink by Dr Hocken: IV. Snowy mountains, distant 100 miles.…

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: 1849; on mount in ink: Danau Baung, Johore River

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.T. Thomson 1883; verso: Dart Valley 1883

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: D. Lusk; verso panel in oil on unprimed surface: [unfinished flower study]

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: JTT 1869; on canvas verso: Dye Water, Berwickshire 1854. 1869; label on frame: Dye Water 1869; label verso: Dye Water Berwickshire from a watercolour drawing taken in 1854

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.T.T. 1878; on mount in pencil: Dye water, Longformakus. 15 Aug 78

On mount in ink: Entrance to Malacca River; in pencil: 1848

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: 1848; on mount in ink: Entrance to the Singapore Creek

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.C. Hoyte, 1871; verso original mount: Entrance to Wangarei River looking towards Auckland by J.C. Hoyte 5

Verso l.r. & on sketchbook mount in pencil: Hamilton, Waikato; 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,…

Lower left (l.l.) in ink: Hd Camp. Te Awamutu 19 March 64. On the Munga Piko River, the Artillery on the right and our Mess is in the Shanty behind the 3 gun; verso: [letter dated Sunday 20 March]

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: Henoi Bridge. N.P. 27 June

On mount in letterpress: Hokitika River; label in letterpress: Hokitika River from an original sketch by J.D. Schmidt; on mount in ink: T.M. Hocken; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: These four views, dating about 1866-71, have the merit of being…

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: J.T.T. 1876; on mount in pencil: Hokitika Valley. 20 Sept 76

Label supplied by Dr B.H. Howard in 1964: Aglionby Valley - the area of flat open country about Murchison on the Buller River. Fox in area 18 & 19 Feb 1846.

Label by Dr B.H. Howard: Matukituki. Not the valley of the present Matakitaki River but the open country at Murchison below the junction of Buller & Matakitaki. Also called “Aglionby Valley” [B.H. Howard, 64: Fox in area 18-19 Feb 1846].
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