Queen Street, Auckland, 1843.

Alternative Title

Queen Street, Auckland, 1843. [Copied by T.M. or E.M. Hocken or ? after Edward Ashworth. n.d.]


Hocken Pictorial Collections - 12,930


Margin below image in ink over pencil: Queen Street, Auckland, 1843 T.M. Hocken Courthouse & Gaol Victoria St, Bluebell Inn (Nicol) probably the Wheatsheaf Inn Corner Victoria St; through image in ink over pencil: Victoria St Post Office & Customhouse High St; label: Na Te Hakena Tenei tiki; label in ink in Dr Hocken’s hand: Looking down Lower Queen St less than 3 years after settlement. Original in the Auckland Museum was drawn by Mr E. Ashworth, an Anglican Clergyman (?) who died at Exeter in 1898 & given to Miss Maling, daughter of the Chief Constable who was killed in 1843 at the Wairau Massacre. She was adopted by Captain Rough,the Auckland Harbourmaster, who thus got the picture. He married Miss Short, Governess in Gov Hobson’s family, after whom Short St is named. The houses on the left hill are where old West Queen St is; verso in ink: Taken from the original in the Auckland Museum, done probably by Mr E Ashworth who died at Exeter in 1898 ? & given to Miss Maling with E. Ashworth’s respects. T.M. Hocken.


232 x 332 mm


watercolour, pen & ink on paper

Spatial Coverage


Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.


Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.




Hocken, Elizabeth Mary, 1848-1933, Hocken, Thomas Morland, 1836-1910, and Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896, “Queen Street, Auckland, 1843.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 22, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5168.