Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902

Lieutenant, Royal Engineers who was sent to Wanganui in 1846 to supervise the building of a stockade. Trained at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich and was first commissioned in 1838. Rose to rank of Major-General and retired in 1873. Made a large collection of drawings of Hong Kong and its surroundings, New South Wales and Tasmania, and Auckland, Wellington and Wanganui. He was the brother of Rear-Admiral Richard Collinson

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Date: 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-047 Description: Shows a bearded Maori man in European clothes standing behing a chair on which is seated an adolescent Maori boy. The man is named as I Hai with Rota crosse...
Date: 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-037/039 Description: Quantity: 3 drawing(s) on 2 sheets, formerly part of sketchbook, attached at former spine. Physical Description: Pencil on cream wove paper Transfers: From...
Date: 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-049 Description: Profile half-length portrait of Maori warrior Te Rauparaha, seated at a table. His hair is white and he is wearing a cloak. On the verso, the artist has wr...
Date: 1846 - 1850 - 1847 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-053 Description: Rough outline of hills taking up the lower two-thirds of the view. Ship drawn above in more detail. Formerly part of a sketchbook, this drawing is on the v...
Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Patearero from Pukehika. Wanganui River. 1848.
Date: 1848 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-057 Description: View from a steep hill looking down on the Wanganui River, with Maori men in the foreground on both sides. On the left, a man is leaning against a carved sup...
Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :New Plymouth from Marsland Hill. 1847
Date: 1847 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-061 Description: A detailed view of the houses and streets in the town from a high viewpoint, (the hill behind St Mary's Church) looking out to the west towards the sea. St M...
Date: 1849 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-090 Description: Looking from a hill down into Picton Harbour, with bush-clad hills all round On the verso of a sketch by Francis Dillon Bell (Waitohi, Picton, 1849, A-292-0...
Date: 1843 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-007 Description: A large group of men carrying a column up a ramp to the left of a three-storied building with doric columns, scaffolding and men raising doric columns in the...
Date: 1843 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-005 Description: Diagram with written details of equipment used for carrying; also drawing of about 30 Chinese carrying the Doric column to be placed on the second storey of ...
Date: 1849 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-089 Description: A distant view of a range of hills, probably the south Wellington coastline. A sailing ship, and a smaller ship. An unfinished sketch, possibly of a hut On...
Date: 1843 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-008 Description: People possibly in Hong Kong On verso of A-292-007 Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil 190 x 268 mm Transfers: From Manuscripts & Arch...
Date: 1843 - 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902; Collingwood, C (Lieutenant), active 1840s Ref: A-292-026 Description: Round castellated fort with other buildings at water's edge, with junks on the water. Right side joins A-252-011 to make a panorama Quantity: 1 drawing(s)....
Date: 1850 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-097 Description: A river with a man in a rowboat, a bridge and houses and gardens on the skyline Other Titles - Van Diemens Land, Tasmania Inscriptions: Recto - beneath ima...
Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :This was a considerable chief of Putiki. The tattooing I drew did not satisfy him so he drew this himself. His name written by himself - Kawana. Pitiroi. Paipai. His "ware" or hut. [1846]
Date: 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902; Paipai, Kawana Pitiroi, -1884 Ref: A-292-032 Description: Details of facial moko drawn by Kawana of Putiki Pa, Wanganui, with his name written below. The front of a whare drawn by Collinson and a seated portrait of ...
Date: 1843 - 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902; Collingwood, C (Lieutenant), active 1840s Ref: A-292-024 Description: Round castellated fort with other buildings at water's edge, with junks on the water. Sketches of Chinese boatmen and a caricature Chinese face. Right side...
Date: 1843 - 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-025 Description: Chinese or Hong Kong scene with tall tower and other structures viewed through a round gate. Plants in urns and large trees in background. Inscriptions: Re...
Date: 1848 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-045 Description: Kiwi walking on a plain, with flax to the left, fern to the right, hills in the background. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil and ink on...
Date: 1848 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-241-017/019 Description: Items 17 & 18 form panorama entitled Wellington Harbour, N.Z. Quantity: 3 drawing(s). Physical Description: Copyflo prints of pencil sketches. Sizes vary ...
Date: 1848 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902 Ref: A-292-066 Description: A view from the top of steep hills above the winding Whanganui River. The name Pongakawitu no longer exists Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description...
Date: 1842 - 1846 From: Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850 By: Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902; Collingwood, C (Lieutenant), active 1840s Ref: A-292-015 Description: Broad cultivated valley with trees in foreground, view bisected by high city walls, with tall tower in the middle distance, and other buildings shown standin...