Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863

Clarke, Cuthbert, 1819-1863

Artist. Born Smyrna, the son of a naval surgeon. He arrived in Auckland 17 April 1849 aboard the Ennadale. In August 1849 he accompanied Sir George Grey to the Bay of Islands for a Maori feast at Kerikeri. In December 1849 he accompanied Grey aboard the Undine to Thames then overland to Taranaki. He was also employed as a customs clerk in Auckland during early 1851. Later in 1851 he sailed for Melbourne and the Victoria goldfields. He died in Castlemain, Victoria, Australia, survived by two young sons. A draft list of all Clarke's signed or attributed works held in Australian and New Zealand institutions, compiled by Sheila Box, received with letter dated 2 June 1997 - filed in Artists' file in Drawings, Paintings and Prints section. He frequently signed his work Cuthbert Clarke Ismir, Ismir being the earlier name for his birthplace, Smyrna

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[Clarke, Cuthbert Charles] 18-18 :Maoris dragging a squared kauri log. The head is decorated with plumes and greenery. Del. Kennett Watkins. [ca 1920?]
By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Watkins, Charles Henry Kennett, 1847-1933; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Description: A newsclipping of a drawing by Kennett Watkins, copied from an original by Cuthbert Clarke. It shows Maori hauling a large kauri trunk on rollers formed of s...
Date: 1849 - 1852 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: Two Maori men standing beside the carved stern of a waka hauled up on a beach. One man holds a paddle, the other a taiaha. A headland is in the right backgr...
Date: 1849 - 1852 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: A log bridge high over the Mangakino Stream with Maori approaching and departing on both banks Quantity: 1 photograph(s). Physical Description: Photograph...
Date: 1849 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: View inside a burial cave, with a tree growing up through a hole in the roof. A European man is seated inside with his dog. Skulls and other bones are spread...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1849 - 1852 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Swainson, William, 1789-1855 Description: A burial cave with skulls on the floor, a tree trunk passing through a hole in the roof. The scene is near Auckland. A tree fern with two Maori standing alon...
Date: 1849 - 1852 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: A view of a house and church on a riverbank at the foot of a bushy hill, the Anglican mission station of Robert Maunsell Quantity: 1 photograph(s). Physica...
Date: [ca 1800-1940] Description: Includes, draft notes with biographical information on New Zealand artists. Some of the notes have photographs of the artists attached. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1815-1854 :Coromandel Harbor, N.Z. [1848?]
Date: 1848 - 1849 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854; Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: A group of Maori talking to a European man on shore, with a schooner anchored off-shore. There are barrels on the shore, a rowboat at the water's edge, and a...
[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1815-1854 :Pahia Beach, Bay of Islands. [1848]
Date: 1848 - 1849 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854; Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Description: View from the south end of Paihia Beach, probably in the 1840s, looking north along the beach with a row of houses at the foot of the hill to the left. Sever...