Cap.n King’s house. New Plymouth.

Alternative Title

New Plymouth, Cap.n King’s house Mount Egmont.

Date Created

1849

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 11,729
a3606

Description

Lower right (l.r.) in cartouche with pen: WFox [WF ligated] May 1849; l.l. with pen: Cap.n King’s house New Plymouth; on sketchbook mount: New Plymouth, Cap.n King’s house Mount Egmont 1849; pasted to back of paper mount: [2 woodengravings after Major Stack’s views of Auckland]; 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 these sketches which he commenced to take from the time of his arrival in New Zealand in 1842.

Extent

170 x 250 mm

Medium

watercolour on paper

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Sketchbook bequeathed to Dr T.M. Hocken by Sir William Fox in 1893; Dr T.M. Hocken’s Collection.

Is Part Of

Fox sketchbook

Genre

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Files

a3606.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Cap.n King’s house. New Plymouth.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 14, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5211.