Gorge of the Buller.

Date Created

1847

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - A416
a3682

Description

Fox in region February 1846.
Lower right (l.r.) in ink: Gorge of the Buller at the entrance of … [lacuna] Martukituki River; verso in ink: 20; on sketchbook mount: One of the gorges of the Buller river. The gorge just above Matukituki 1847. W.F. with Brunner & Heaphy; 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

177 x 250 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

a3682.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Gorge of the Buller.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5282.