Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962

Messenger, A H, 1877-1962

Artist, commercial artist and writer. Draughtsman in the NZ Forest Service. Employed by Department of Internal Affairs as Acting Publicity Officer in 1926. Son of William Bazire Messenger. Often signed his work A.H.M. See article By Brian Scanlan re Messenger's career in Taranaki Herald, 12 Mar 1983. Assisted Zane Grey with his trip to New Zealand - dedicatee in Zane Grey's book "Anglers Eldorado".

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Date: 1924-1951 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0785-1-207 Description: Photographs taken for publication in the New Zealand Free Lance, ca 1920s-1950s. Names of subjects entered in Name Field. Photographs of the homes of the McL...
Date: 1903 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-365-014/020 Description: Seven watercolour drawings of Poplar Farm, Great Moulton, England, showing the farmhouse, Hallowing Lane, The Heywood (farm building) and other outbuildings....
Date: 8 May 1936 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MapColl-Cowan-family-17/Acc.55482 Description: Sketch map on tracing paper depicting northern New Zealand, the eastern coast of Australia, and many of the islands of the South Pacific Ocean, dated 8 May 1...
Date: 1921 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-035 Description: A map of swamps, forest, a ridge and tracks between the Mangaorongo River and Wai-iti Stream, Waikato For related maps see Map collection - Cowan, James, 18...
Date: 1920 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: MapColl-832.4794a/1846/Acc.37637 Description: Ink drawing on paper with inscribed title in pencil "Lower Hutt. 1846". Signed "A. H. Messenger [19]20" in lower margin. Image depicts Taita Stockade, Boulco...
Date: 1922 From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-472-033 Description: Ink pen drawing depicting a Māori warrior with moko and a mere hanging from right arm wearing a huia feather encountering a taniwha emerging from a cave. Sig...
Date: 1922 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-023 Description: Shows Fort Richmond, Hutt River, Lower Hutt, with the first arched bridge crossing the river in the foreground Compare Herbert R. Cole's more finished versi...
Date: 1921 - 1863 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Morrow, Arthur, 1842-1937; Robieson, W H (Mrs), active 1970 Ref: A-138-030 Description: A fenced stockade, with rifle holes in the fence. Inside is the roof of a small building. Trees behind the stockade, a guard at the front gate, a man choppin...
Date: 1921 - 1864 - 1869 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-022 Description: A group of Forest Rangers marching on a road through bush On same sheet as A-138-021 Possibly copied from a work by G. F. von Tempsky Inscriptions: Signe...
Date: 1922 - 1864 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Liverpool, Cecil George Savile Foljambe, Viscount Hawkesbury and 1st Earl of, 1846-1907; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-025 Description: Shows attack of gunboat `Pioneer' during the New Zealand wars, with the gunboat in the centre of the river and answering fire from the riverbank to the left ...
Date: 1922 - 1843 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-138-037 Description: Shows position of European camp on the banks of the Wairau River and details of the size and construction of the posts of a pa's palisades A note on the cat...
Date: 1921 - 1860 - 1865 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-020 Description: A small blockhouse, with a fortified fence in front Inscriptions: Signed: `A.H. Messenger/1921 after a photo' Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description...
Date: 1870 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-138-047 Description: Shows gun position, site of pa, Maori line of retreat and armed soldier on horseback in foreground Inscriptions: Signed: A H Messenger Quantity: 1 drawing(...
Date: [1922] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-472-007 Description: Watercolour depicting a man holding a large chest by the handles, he is either putting it into or taking it out of a hole in the ground. A spade leans agains...
Date: [1922] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-472-002 Description: Watercolour depicting a man holding a large chest by the handles, he is either putting it into or taking it out of a hole in the ground. A spade leans agains...
Date: 1922 From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-472-003 Description: Watercolour depicting view of Suwarrow Atoll, with individual islands visible, surrounded by ocean. A tall masted sailing ship is just inside the entrance to...
Date: 1921 From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-472-034 Description: Ink pen drawing with pencil annotations, depicting European settlement and Māori pā at Kororareka in 1845, with three ships in foreground, labelled: "H.M.S. ...
Date: [1920s?] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: PAColl-10460-09 Description: Photographic prints taken by various photographers including G. C. Beale, and photographs of paintings, taken circa 1920s. Includes photographs of ships and ...
Date: 1921 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Smith, Stephenson Percy, 1840-1922 Ref: A-138-032 Description: A blockhouse constructed during the New Zealand wars A copy of a sketch by Stephenson Percy Smith Extended Title - Drawing for Cowan J. The New Zealand War...
Date: 1921 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 Ref: A-173-004 Description: Two three-quarters frontal head and shoulders portraits of tattooed Maori men, both with white beards. Both wear European clothing. Probably drawn as illustr...