Port Nicholson from the Karori Road about two miles from Wellington, New Zealand.

Date Created

1843

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 10b
a3633

Subject

Description

Verso in ink: Port Nicholson - from the Karori Road abt 2 miles from Welln; in pencil: New Zealand; on sketchbook mount in ink: Port Nicholson - from the Karori Road abt 2 miles from Welln, New Zealand. 1843; verso mount: The rata in flower; 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 243 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

a3633.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Port Nicholson from the Karori Road about two miles from Wellington, New Zealand.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed May 24, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5236.