The rata in flower. Welln. NZ. Decr, 1850.

Alternative Title

The Rata Valley - Karori Tree myrtle.

Date Created

1850

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 4,274 9
a3663

Subject

Description

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: The rata in flower. Welln. NZ. Decr, 1850 WF; verso: No 2; on sketchbook mount in ink: The Rata Valley - Karori Tree myrtle; verso mount: In the Wiararapa Valley & Port Nicholson; 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

265 x 398 mm

Medium

watercolour & opaque white 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

a3663.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “The rata in flower. Welln. NZ. Decr, 1850.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 26, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5266.