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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Date: 1849 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1845-1853. [Additional Manuscript 19953. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-143-029 Description: Part of a pa by a river in the foreground, with Maori and Europeans bringing a waka down to the river from the left. Quantity: 1 photograph(s). Physical De...
Date: 1977 By: Hilliam, Noel, active 1997 Ref: B-051-042 Description: Shows the Alcmene being wrecked on the Manukau Bar Copied from original by Cuthbert Clarke, 1851, to commemorate relocation of wreck by N E Hilliam, 1977 ...
Date: 1850 - 1859 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: B-011-003 Description: A broadside view of H M S Fly with other ships in Sydney Harbour. The buildings of the city can be seen in the background Lithography possibly by C C Clarke...
Date: 1849 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Swainson, William, 1789-1855 Ref: E-144-090 Description: A mamaku tree fern in a forest clearing, with a raupo shelter at its foot, a Maori man seated at its opening, tall tree trunks to the left. The view is in Hu...
Date: 1849 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-009 Description: View of a large number of buildings. Several men in academic gowns and mortar boards are moving around the lawn and gardens in front Quantity: 1 photograph(...
Date: 1850 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-057 Description: Two young Maori women seated, both with small babies. The woman on the right is identified as Mrs Nicholas. According to a manuscript from an unknown source...
Date: 1847 - 1853 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-010-1 Description: A half-timbered building with tall gables, a winding path leading to the front door. The hospital was designed by Frederick Thatcher. It was a wooden build...
Date: 1849 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Swainson, William, 1789-1855; Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-091 Description: A tall silver tree fern rising above surrounding bush. Two Maori men to the left, one standing with a stick or spear in his hand, the other seated. The scene...
Date: 1849 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-002 Description: Looking down from a hill at Kororareka (Russell) towards a large hakari (food storage platform or scaffolding) and out towards ships in the Bay of Islands. M...
Date: 1850 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-019 Description: A view of very tall tree-ferns close to a cliff and stream. Two Maori stand at the foot of a trunk Quantity: 1 photograph(s). Physical Description: Photog...
Date: 1849 - 1850 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-037 Description: Drawn on the Pink Terraces, with two European men near the lower basins, another man higher on the skyline Other Titles - 29 December 1849 Quantity: 1 phot...
Date: 1849 - 1850 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-055 Description: A young Maori woman standing, holding a kete on her head. She wears a tag-style cloak. On the far side, two European men are seated, one holding a sketchbook...
Date: 1850 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-054 Description: Two Maori men and a woman sitting in front of a carved doorway of a house. A futher person is visible inside the house. The three people outside are wrapped ...
From: Australian Joint Copying Project : Miscellaneous Series microfilm Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2671 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1851 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-003 Description: View of the Alcmene close to cliffs in a high sea Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - Cuthbert Clarke pinxt aux crayons, Ismire, 1851. Bottom centre: title ...
[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1815-1854 :Coromandel Harbor, N.Z. [1848?]
Date: 1848 - 1849 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854; Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: A-143-014 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...
Date: 1848 - 1851 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Oliver, Richard Aldworth, 1811-1889 Ref: B-030-001 Description: Shows Maori launching a canoe; a horse and cart are on the road to the right, at the base of a cliff Title taken from handwritten slip on back; compare with...
Date: 1851 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1849-1850s. [Additional Manuscript 19954. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-008-2 Description: View from approximately the end of Princes St looking out to the Harbour. Several people admire the view from a picket fence. A house on the left flies a fla...
Date: 1849 - 1852 From: British Library. Department of Manuscripts :Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand. 1845-1853. [Additional Manuscript 19953. File prints]. By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; Swainson, William, 1789-1855 Ref: E-143-063 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 By: Swainson, William, 1789-1855; Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863; College of St. John the Evangelist (Auckland, N.Z.) Ref: A-004-007 Description: Tree fern, with standing and seated Maori figures Inscribed in pencil following title: "New Zealand". References Ellis, 529, 539 (both in British Library. ...