Camp on the Waikahoura, Rakahuri.

Alternative Title

Bivouacking on Canterbury Plain. January 1849.

Date Created

1849

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - A780
a3688

Description

Rakihuri - Ashley River (Taylor p. 29) Trip with Capt Thomas in Fly landed Port Cooper 15 Dec 1848. Fox spent 2 weeks exploring then went to Otago. Returned to P Cooper 22 Jan, and to P Nicholson, 23 Jan 1849.
Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: Camp on the Waikahouri, Rakahuri; verso in ink: 33; on sketchbook mount: Bivouacking on Canterbury Plain. January 1849; 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

175 x 250 mm

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

Files

a3688.jpg

Citation

Fox, William, 1812-1893, “Camp on the Waikahoura, Rakahuri.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5288.