Clark, Russell Stuart 1905-1966 :Samuel Marsden's first service in New Zealand. The Gospel of Jesus Christ first proclaimed on these shores by the Rev. Samuel Marsden at Oihi, Bay of Islands, Christmas Day, 1814 [Christchurch] N.Z. Church Missionary Society [1964]

Clark, Russell Stuart 1905-1966 :Samuel Marsden's first service in New Zealand. The Gospel of Jesus Christ first proclaimed on these shores by the Rev. Samuel Marsden at Oihi, Bay of Islands, Christmas Day, 1814 [Christchurch] N.Z. Church Missionary Society [1964]
Date
1814 - 1964
By
Clark, Russell Stuart Cedric, 1905-1966
Ref
B-077-006
Description

Marsden standing on the shore of Oihi Bay, Rangihoua, Bay of Islands, in a makeshift pulpit, draped with a woven cloth, preaching to a large group of Maori and Pakeha. His translator, Ruatara, can be seen to his right, while Hongi and Korokoro, in their regimental uniforms, are at the heads of their iwi or hapu behind the party of settlers. War canoes are drawn up on the beach behind the preacher, and Marsden's ship, the brig Active, is moored in the stream in the distance.

By courtesy pf the artist Russell Clark. Reproduced from Holy Leaves Christmas Annual of the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic Review 1948. Special supplement of historical events. Artist informed ATL that original watercolour had been destroyed. The publication has ceased to exist. This version is a reprint, published in 1964 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first Christian sermon preached in New Zealand.

Issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Marsden's first sermon.

Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).

Physical Description: Photolithograph, 304 x 279 mm

Use/Reproduction
Russell Clark's widow, copyright holder for the artist, has given the Library permission to allow reproduction of this image.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Works of art, Photolithographs, Photolithograph, 304 x 279 mm
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