Sherriff, George, 1846-1930

Son of George Sherriff (fl 1853-1876). He came to New Zealand with his father and brothers Frank and Arthur, and sister Matilda on the `Constance' in 1862. His father and brother Bedford had arrived in NZ in 1853 and purchased land at Wellington, Nelson and Wanganui from the NZ Company. His father's property at No 2 Line Wanganui was named `Rusthall' after the home at Tunbridge Wells. Active as an artist in Wanganui around the 1870s to the 1910s. George had an artist's studio in Ridgway Street, Wanganui. He designed the stone Veteran steps and lion in Wanganui. Died 25 December 1930. (Information from the Sarjeant Gallery, pers. comm. June 2001; additional information from `Lakes District of Wanganui / Marie White, 1997, pp 99-100). He exhibited two works at the New Zealand Court in the Colonial and Indian Exhibition in London in 1886, 'The land of the Moa' and 'A victim of the kea'. He exhibited at the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts (Wellington) from 1889 to 1914. According to Una Platts in 'Nineteenth century New Zealand artists' (1980) between 1883 and 1914 he exhibited with various other North Island art societies and in Australia. He was a founding member of the Wanganui Arts and Crafts Society from 1901.

There are 25 related items to this topic
Creator unknown :Photograph of New Zealand Wars memorial, Queen's Park, Whanganui
Date: [ca 1910] Ref: 1/1-002757-G Description: Photograph of a memorial in Queen's Park, Wanganui, erected for members of the Imperial Army and Navy, and Colonial Forces who fought in the New Zealand Wars...
Date: 1880 - 1889 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-090-010 Description: A close view of the earthworks and buildings of the redoubt, on top of a hill Sketch used as an illustration in Cowan, James. The New Zealand wars, Vol 2, p...
Date: 1882 From: Hobson, Henry, fl 1881 :Album [of military photographs, cartes de visite and watercolours, Armed Constabulary, Taranaki. 1881-1882]. By: Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920; Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: E-814-010 Description: Shows a view of tents and a hilltop fort of Rahotu, based on a component of the illustrated page by George Sherriff, in the "Graphic" (London), 8th April 188...
Date: 1880 - 1882 From: Hobson, Henry, fl 1881 :Album [of military photographs, cartes de visite and watercolours, Armed Constabulary, Taranaki. 1881-1882]. By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Wrigglesworth and Binns (Firm) Ref: E-814-011 Description: Watercolour shows a view of Mount Egmont (Taranaki), based on a component of the illustrated page by George Sherriff, in the "Graphic" (London), 8th April 18...
[Hobson, Henry], fl 1881 :Taranaki Mounted Rifles [and] Maori guard room & sentry box opposite A.C. lines at Pungarehu, N.Z. [1882?, with photograph by W H Clarke, of] Trooper P Coffey, A.C.F. August 1881.
Date: 1881 - 1882 From: Hobson, Henry, fl 1881 :Album [of military photographs, cartes de visite and watercolours, Armed Constabulary, Taranaki. 1881-1882]. By: Clarke, William Henshaw, 1831-1910; Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: E-814-012 Description: Watercolours show three mounted members of the Taranaki Mounted Rifles holding pistols (one is firing his). At the bottom of the page is a watercolour of th...
Date: [ca 1920s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-472-029 Description: The Alexandras lined up on horseback and holding [rifles?]. Captain Fletcher Harrison is drilling the cavalry. The Manaia Redoubt, including watchtower, is i...
Date: [ca 1920s] From: Cowan family: Collection By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-472-028 Description: Snow capped Mount Taranaki with Waihi Redoubt in front of it. There is a watchtower and three other buildings. Troops march on a road in the foreground. Ins...
Date: 1922 - 1881 By: Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962; Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Cowan, James, 1870-1943 Ref: A-138-017 Description: A large redoubt on top of a hill, with earth ramparts. There are other buildings on the cleared flank of the hill below Extended Title - Reproduced in Cowan...
Date: 1881 - 1882 From: Hobson, Henry, fl 1881 :Album [of military photographs, cartes de visite and watercolours, Armed Constabulary, Taranaki. 1881-1882]. By: Muir, Thomas S, active 1870s-1880s; Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: E-814-015/016 Description: Watercolour sketch shows a general view of the huts at Parihaka, based on the illustration by George Sherriff in the London "Graphic", 8 April 1882, page 340...
Date: 1891 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Potts, William, 1859-1947; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm) Ref: C-033-001-c Description: Shows a group of Maori women laughing and gossiping outside a whare. One woman has a baby on her back, one has a puppy on her knee and an elderly woman stan...
Date: 1891 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Potts, William, 1859-1947; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Willis, Wilfred Beswick, -1958 Ref: C-033-001 Description: Shows a group of Maori women laughing and gossiping outside a whare. One woman has a baby on her back, one has a puppy on her knee and an elderly woman stan...
Date: 1891 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Potts, William, 1859-1947; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm) Ref: C-033-001-a Description: Shows a group of Maori women laughing and gossiping outside a whare. One woman has a baby on her back, one has a puppy on her knee and an elderly woman stan...
[Hobson, Henry], fl 1881 :The camp at Pungarehu, N.Z.; the Redoubt at Opunake, N.Z. [1881-1882]
Date: 1881 - 1882 From: Hobson, Henry, fl 1881 :Album [of military photographs, cartes de visite and watercolours, Armed Constabulary, Taranaki. 1881-1882]. Ref: E-814-004 Description: Shows two views, one of the camp at Pungarehu, with a figure on the road coming down from the right to the foreground; and one of the redoubt at Opunake, wit...
[Sherrif, George] 1846-1930 :Redoubt at Opunake from the beach. [188-?]
Date: 1880 - 1889 By: Graphic (London, England); Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-173-024 Description: A view from the beach, with several rowboats and a bollard in the foreground. At the top of the hill behind are the fence and buildings of the redoubt A dra...
Sheriff, George, 1846-1930 :The latest scandal! G.S del. W.P. lith. Wanganui, A.D. Willis [1891].
Date: 1891 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Potts, William, 1859-1947; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm); Yaldwyn, John Cameron, 1929-2005 Ref: C-033-001-b Description: Shows a group of Maori women laughing and gossiping outside a whare. One woman has a baby on her back, one has a puppy on her knee and an elderly woman stan...
[Sherriff, George] 1846-1930. Attributed works :A Maori speech (korero). - Wanganui ; [A D Wi]llis, [ca 1890]
Date: 1880 - 1900 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-015-007 Description: A flax bush to the left, a range of weapons and carved paddles in the foreground, an orator sepaking to five seated Maori, a wharenui (meeting house) to the ...
Letters to Frances Hodgkins
Date: 1892-1913 From: Field, Isabel Jane, 1867-1950 : Correspondence of Frances Hodgkins and family / collected by Isabel Field Ref: MS-Papers-0085-47 Description: Identified persons entered under Name; also includes postcards without senders' names Quantity: 1 folder(s). Finding Aids: Piece-level inventory available.
Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 :Te Whiti surrendering to Mr Bryce, Parihaka, 5 November 1881.
Date: 1881 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: NON-ATL-0164 Description: A profile view of Te Whiti, wrapped in a cloak, his head bowed, stepping forward Possibly the original drawing for a wood engraving published with the title...
Date: 1883 - 1888 By: Sherriff, George, 1846-1930 Ref: A-036-025/040 Description: Shows scenes throughout New Zealand, native birds and flowers, all watercolours on celluloid. See child records for fuller details. Despite Mr Sherriff's cl...
Date: 1910-1938 From: Cowan family: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-11946-173 Description: Twenty-two letters from an envelope labelled "Correspondence from Jim's friends, etc" which also includes some undated correspondence, cards, a book token, a...