Diogenes -Rant, viewing with contempt, the follies of the age.

Date Created

[ca. 1865]

Date

1865

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 7,732
a1405

Description

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: Diogenes -Rant, viewing with contempt, the follies of the age; through image in pencil: Let Otago flourish, High School, Advance Dunedin, Dunedin Saturday Review, Wormwood, Gall, Hope, the balm of life, Beggars Petition; u.c. in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: James Gordon Stuart Grant, editor of the “Saturday Review”, “Delphic Oracle” and other clever but libellous publications, came to Dunedin in 1855, raised a host of enemies by his continuous sneer and sarcasm and died poor and friendless in 1904. Circa 1865, T.M.H.

Extent

209 x 322 mm

Medium

pencil on paper

Provenance

Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Source

Found uncatalogued 1948. Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Files

a1405.jpg

Citation

Brown, James, 1819?-1877, “Diogenes -Rant, viewing with contempt, the follies of the age.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed May 28, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5120.