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], 1819-1863 :Sailing ship fully rigged, 1852. [Palmyra?]
Date: 1881 - 1852 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: PUBL-0194-037 Description: Shows a fully rigged three-masted sailing ship, sailing in the moonlight, with the moonlight reflected on the water. Extended Title - From 'Poenamo' by Joh...
[Clarke, Cuthbert Charles] 1819-1863 :[Inside the church at Matamata. 15th Dec 1849]
Date: 1849 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: B-030-005 Description: Sir George Grey's party in the distance, standing at the front of the church. The view is an interior one, unfinished, showing the rafter and tukuktuku panel...
Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1819-1863 :Interior of the church at Matamata. 15th Dec. 1849. Cuthbert Clarke del.
Date: 1849 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: B-030-004 Description: View of the interior of the church, looking from the entrance end towards the altar end of the church and showing central pillars supporting the roof, the al...
Date: 1847 - 1853 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: 1924 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-173-023 Description: A group of Maori hauling on a huge trunk Proof of reproduction from original ink drawing, possibly intended for: Cowan J. The New Zealand Wars. Wellington, ...
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: 1850 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 ...
Date: 1850 By: Clarke, Cuthbert Charles, 1818-1863 Ref: E-144-010-2 Description: A view into a Maori burial cave, lit from a hole in the roof. Two European men are inside the cave inspecting the artifacts and remains within Compare with...
Artist unknown :[Auckland Harbour; looking down to Official Bay. ca 1850]
Date: 1850 Ref: A-050-030 Description: Shows a view looking down to the wharf at Official Bay, with house (probably Governor Wynyard's) in the left foreground. Beside the house is a flagpole flyin...
Date: 1849 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...