Wood engravings

Relief prints made from wood blocks incised on the end grain.

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Date: 1869 From: Pope, James Henry 1837-1913 :Scrap book [1860s] By: Winston, Charles Edward, 1825-1893 Ref: E-043-q-083-2 Description: Shows a large double storey building in classical style with Ionic columns at the front. Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Title The Sandhurst Mechanic...
Date: 1869 From: Various artists :[Eight engravings from the "Penny illustrated paper", 7 November 1868 - 6 February 1869] Ref: A-423-003-1 Description: Top left illustration on page shows a half-length portrait of an African witch-doctor smoking a pipe which he holds to his lips with his left hand. He wears ...
Date: 1854 From: [Various artists] :[Illustrations of ships and naval actions]. - London [chiefly Illustrated London news, ca 1850]-1911 Ref: A-248-026 Description: A broadside view of HMS Neptune firing her guns, surrounded by other ships also firing their guns. Close to the HMS Neptune are several small sailing dinghys...
Artist unknown :The whale started off to windward with us at a tremendous rate. 1899.
Date: 1899 From: Bullen, Frank T :The cruise of the "Cachalot"; round the world after sperm whales. London, Macmillan & Co., 1899. Ref: PUBL-0017-01 Description: Shows six men in rowboat on open sea, with foam spurting from under the bows. One holds the rope which is attached to an object outside the picture (the whal...
Artist unknown :Firing a bomb-lance. 1899.
Date: 1899 From: Bullen, Frank T :The cruise of the "Cachalot"; round the world after sperm whales. London, Macmillan & Co., 1899. Ref: PUBL-0017-02 Description: Shows seven men in a rowboat firing at a threshing whale's head, while other men have their boat smashed while they are thrown into the sea by the action of ...
Duncan, Edward, 1803-1882 :South sea whale fishing / drawn by Duncan. W J Linton, Sc. Illustrated London news, 20 November 1847, page 328 top.
Date: 1847 By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper); Duncan, Edward, 1803-1882; Linton, William James, 1812-1898 Ref: PUBL-0033-1847-328 Description: Shows a whale "in his 'flurry', or dying". A sperm whale lies on its back, surrounded by three rowboats. In the boat at the right are six figures, four rowin...
Illustrated London news :Floating down the River Teramakau. [London, 1865]
Date: 1865 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-014-1 Description: View of three European men paddling down the Taramakau River in a canoe. Artist and engraver unknown Other Titles - Taramakau River Extended Title - From: I...
Date: 1874 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-106-f-052-1 Description: General view of the White Terrace, with two figures standing at the lower right foreground. The men are wear white conical hats, a long sleeved jackets butto...
Date: 1842 - 1859 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-050-4 Description: A round hut with a high conical thatched roof. On one side of the hut is a high fence made from sticks forming a semi-circular enclosure. The surrounding veg...
Date: 1865 - 1866 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-017-2 Description: Shows a man holding up the leg bone of a moa. Artist and engraver unknown. Includes an article about the dinornis. Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical D...
Date: 1832 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-001-2 Description: Depicts a Maori man drinking from a calabash (hue). Name of publication is unknown Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s). Physical Description: Wood engraving, 68 x...
Date: 1866 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: E-106-f-018-2 Description: Scene outside a whare showing a deceased woman, her hair dressed with pigeon feathers, surrounded by her family and parents. Two women are singing a lament ...
Date: 1875 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-106-f-055-2 Description: Head and shoulders portrait. Artist/engraver unknown. Other Titles - New Zealand Parliamentary Portrait Extended Title - From: Illustrated London news, 3 Ju...
Date: 1868 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-106-f-021-2 Description: Engraving of the John Penn, built for special service on the west coast of New Zealand. Initials of the engraver may be on lower lefthand side. Quantity: 1...
Date: 1869 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Jackson, Mason, 1819-1903 Ref: E-106-f-028-2 Description: View of Milford Sound. There is a steam-ship in the middle distance. Extended Title - From: Illustrated London news, V. 54, 1869, p20 Quantity: 1 b&w art p...
Date: 1869 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-022-1 Description: The view, engraved from a photograph, shows dense vegetation including tree ferns. Includes an article entitled `Wairarapa, New Zealand'. Extended Title - F...
Date: 1844 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Coates, Isaac, 1808-1878 Ref: E-106-f-002-1 Description: Head and shoulder portrait of the chief Te Rauparaha shown in side profile wearing a scallop shell ear adornment. Portrait is copied from a drawing by Isaac ...
Date: 1844 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Illustrated London news (Newspaper) Ref: E-106-f-050-3 Description: Portrait of a Maori girl or young woman, named Rose. She has a blanket over her shoulders, has hair to her shoulders, and is wearing a necklace. Other Title...
Date: 1871 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] By: Harper's weekly (Periodical); Purcell, E (Mr), active 1975; Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930 Ref: E-106-f-045 Description: Shows two carved Maori waka, full of paddlers, two men in each canoe standing to encourage their teammates. In the background are two cliff headlands each wi...
Date: 1850 From: Illustrated London news :Clippings related to New Zealand [ca 1842-1890] Ref: E-106-f-004-2 Description: Depicts passengers on the main deck of the `Randolph' A band is playing (on the left) and some people are dancing, others standing around watching from the p...