Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920

New Zealand artist and surveyor. Born Leamington, arriving in New Zealand at an early age. Joined the Lands & Survey Department as a surveyor in June, 1875 initially at Dunedin. Spent most of his working life in the Invercargill office, 1882-1915, becoming Chief Draughtsman. Exhibited at the Otago Art Society from 1875 and at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, 1889, 1891, 1899. Listed in the indexes to New Zealand deaths in 1920. Died in Invercargill. Possibly the son of English artist Walter H. Deverell, b. 1827.

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By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-008 Description: View from the sea, looking towards the towering mountains at the entrance to Milford Sound Inscriptions: Signed Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Descr...
Date: 1889 By: New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey; Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: Eph-D-TOURISM-Otago-1889-01 Description: Unfolded brochure, showing various scenes (Sketch of carriage outside Wanaka Hotel, Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables, Mt Earnshaw, Greenstone Gorge, Pykes Rive...
Date: 1904 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: A-049-009 Description: Shows a steam train chugging up a track on the side of a hill, with cabbage trees and other bush in the foreground, further bush on the hill beyond the train...
Date: 1870 - 1900 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: D-018-005 Description: Flax in left foreground, broad plains with sunset in distance. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Wood engraving, hand-coloured 330 x ...
Date: 1890 From: [Buchanan, John] 1819-1898 :Scrapbook [1856-ca 1890] By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-207-q-084 Description: Drawing of Mitre Peak from Milford Sound Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Photo engraving, 100 x 142 mm
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-009-2 Description: The crater vent and surrounding grass of Mount Pihanga's summit (south of Lake Taupo) The top right hand drawing of three views on one sheet Inscriptions:...
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-006 Description: View across the lake at evening, with Centre Island in the distance. There is a small steamboat towing a dinghy, left of centre Inscriptions: Signed: W D Q...
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-009-1 Description: A cliff face with numerous steam vents, probably Mount Kakaramea The top left of three sketches on one page Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: ...
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-003 Description: A cloaked Maori man, gazing at the steam vents and mud pools of Whakarewarewa, with Lake Rotorua in the background Other Titles - Whakarewarewa Inscriptio...
From: New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs Centennial Publications Branch :Maps from Historical Atlas By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: MapColl-CHA-10/3/20-Acc. Description: Shows shipping services prior to and since 1900. Also shows lighthouses and radio beacons. Base map - Lands and Survey Department Quantity: 1 map(s) with a...
Date: 1890 From: [Buchanan, John] 1819-1898 :Scrapbook [1856-ca 1890] By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-207-q-085-2 Description: View of a mountain above Dusky Sound Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s). Physical Description: Photolithograph, 104 x 157 mm
Date: 1900-1902 From: Polynesian Society: Records Ref: MS-Papers-1187-140 Description: Contains correspondence and official papers mainly relating to his term as administrator at Niue Other - Includes note in Elsdon Best's hand "Contains no et...
Date: 1904 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: A-049-010 Description: View across water, part of the Waiau river, towards mountains. Shows Hunter Mountains Note Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - W Deverell. 1904. Also benea...
Date: 1895 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: C-018-006 Description: View across railway lines, towards trains and covered railway waggons, the Railway Station, the Post Office and Bank of New Zealand buildings Inscriptions: ...
Date: 1889 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920; New Zealand. General Survey Office Ref: C-049-010 Description: Two views on one sheet, one showing Hanmer Plain, one the early Culverden sheep station Inset: Culverden Homestead (50 x 165 mm). On sheet: 460 x 620 mm wi...
Date: 1890 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: MapColl-832.11hkcmf/ca.1890/Acc.5098 Description: Hand-drawn map of the Kaipara Pa, including two cross-sections, drawn on a template originally provided by the General Survey Department of New Zealand for u...
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-001 Description: The Huka Falls seen from below, with a suspension bridge above them. The border around the drawing is a Maori kowhaiwhai (rafter) pattern Inscriptions: Sign...
Deverell, Walter, ca 1853-1920 :The Bluff. [ca 1900]
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-005 Description: View from the hills behind Bluff looking north east down towards the factories and wharf area, with houses and a church to the right and Tiwai Point in the b...
By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: E-203-q-002 Description: Bowen Falls, Milford Sound, viewed from part way up The style of the sketch suggests an influence of Chinese or Japanese art Inscriptions: Signed: W D Qua...
Date: 1875 - 1899 By: Deverell, Walter, 1853?-1920 Ref: A-164-001 Description: Shows lone horseman on rolling country leading to high but rounded hills. In the right foreground is a lone cabbage tree growing amongst a large clump of fla...