Riwaka Valley. Nelson.

Alternative Title

The Riwaka Valley, Blind Bay, opposite Nelson.

Date Created

1845

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 24
a3640

Subject

Description

Label by Dr B.H. Howard: Riwaka Valley. Fox’s viewpoint was on the hillside above Goodall’s farm at the end of the Dehra Doon Road on the south side of the valley near the site on which surveyor Stephen’s house stood. Grid reference, topographical map NZMS 1, sheet S 13 343557. This information supplied by Dr B.H. Howard 28/5/64.
Verso l.l. in ink cropped: …ka Valley, Blind Bay opposite Nelson; on sketchbook mount: Riwaka Valley. Nelson. 1845; 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

225 x 431mm

Medium

watercolour on paper

Spatial Coverage

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

a3640.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Riwaka Valley. Nelson.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5243.