Part of the great plain, Canterbury, NZ. Jany 9 1851.

Alternative Title

Canterbury from the bridle path above Port Lyttelton, 1851.

Date Created

1851

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 41
a3650

Subject

Description

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: Part of the great plain, Canterbury, NZ. Jany 9 1851 W Fox; l.c. left panel in pencil: Site of Lyttelton; on sketchbook mount in ink: Canterbury from the bridle path above Port Lyttelton, 1851; 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.

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Extent

2 sheets of paper, each: 265 x 402mm; joined to form: 265 x 804mm

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

a3650.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Part of the great plain, Canterbury, NZ. Jany 9 1851.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 20, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5253.