Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850

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Date
1845 - 1850
By
Williams, John, -1905?; Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Nops, John George, -1847; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
E-320-f
Description

Scenes from the Northland campaign of the New Zealand wars, 1845-46, other Northland views, portrait of Hone Heke.

Includes two items by unidentified artists, and a lithograph of a map by John Nops.

Inscriptions: Title on spine: Bridge & Williams - Maori war sketches.

Cyprian Bridge and John Williams collaborated in documenting events of the war in the far north.

Quantity: 1 sketchbook(s).

Physical Description: 2 lithographs, 4 drawings, 5 watercolour paintings, in album 344 x 380 mm, 1/2 brown calf, brown buckram.

Provenance: Collection of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull with an inscription in his hand inside the original front cover (loose at top of box A-079). Appears to be his 'New Zealand album containing 16 original sketches, 1845-6', purchased from W. Brown of Edinburgh, 19 July 1893 for £8 (letters of A H Turnbull).

Transfers: A watercolour by Cuthbert Clarke showing an 1849 feast in the Bay of Islands removed from this album and located at B-030-007. An ink and wash drawing by John Williams, 'Stern of a canoe' now located at A-079-015 shows as an offset print on a page of the original binding - Watercolour on p. 5 (dimensions 200 x 280 mm) removed and transferred to box A-079-006.

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Alternative form available: All have black and white negatives.

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Format
1 sketchbook(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil works, Sketchbooks, 2 lithographs, 4 drawings, 5 watercolour paintings, in album 344 x 380 mm, 1/2 brown calf, brown buckram., Orientation: Horizontal image
There are 11 items in total.
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Date: 1845 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-009 Description: British redcoats in several rowboats, rowing upstream. Also soldiers on the banks of the river, walking uphill towards the palisades of the pa, visible in th...
From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 Ref: E-320-f-004 Description: Coastal profile showing rocky islets and possibly the mainland on the right Attribution on the basis of the handwriting, which matches Bridge's distinctive ...
Artist unknown :Sketch of Kawiti's pa, Ruapekapeka / compiled from sketches by Capt. Marlow, Lieut Leeds and J P du Moulin. - [London? lithographer unknown, 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Marlow, William Biddlecomb, active 1840s; Leeds, (Lieutenant), active 1840s; Du Moulin, Jean Peter, 1816-1901 Ref: E-320-f-003 Description: Plan view of Ruapekapeka pa, with elevations around the edge, showing a cross-section of the pa with its tunnels and trenches, and details along the bottom ...
[Nops, John George, d 1847] :Plan of the road taken by the combined forces on their march to attack the rebel chief Kawiti, Decr & Jany 1845 & 1846. - Scale [ca. 1;63 360] - [ca 1846?]
Date: 1845 - 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Nops, John George, -1847 Ref: E-320-f-001 Description: Lithograph map, possibly unpublished, showing route taken from mouth of Waikare River to Kawiti's Pa Extended Title - In: Maori war sketches, 1845-1850, acq...
Date: 1845 - 1847 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-013 Description: The left-hand section of a view of Wahapu Inlet, Bay of Islands, looking across the water towards a hill with houses and barracks along the shore and one hou...
Date: 1845 - 1847 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885; Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-012 Description: The right side of a two-part panorama of Wahapu Inlet, Bay of Islands, looking across the water towards a hill with houses at the shoreline By or after Cyp...
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :View of my house and the Cantonment at the Wahapu, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, where I was quartered three years & a half. The Parade Ground, Officers houses and our pleasure boats in the foreground. [1845 or 1846?]
Date: 1844 - 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 Ref: E-320-f-014 Description: Panoramic view from the water looking towards Wahapu. Bridge's house is the large one on the hill, left of centre, with a flag (the Red Ensign) flying. The p...
Williams, John d.1905 :Ohaiawai, N.Z. 1 July 1845.
Date: 1845 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Williams, John, -1905? Ref: E-320-f-002 Description: Shows the attack on Heke's pa at Ohaeawai, 1 July 1845. In foreground is a line of British soldiers seen from the back, standing in a trench behind a barrica...
Date: 1840 - 1850 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854 Ref: E-320-f-006 Description: Half-length profile of Heke wearing helmet and and short diagonally-checked feather cloak Compare: similar sketches signed A W F (?) at A-079-022; unsigned ...
[Wynyard, Robert Henry] 1802-1864 :Ruapekapeka after taken possession of on 11 Jany 1846 - at noon / drawn by L[anc]e Sergt Williams 58th Regt from a sketch by Lt Col Wynyard C. B.
Date: 1846 From: Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850 By: Williams, John, -1905?; Wynyard, Robert Henry (Sir), 1802-1864 Ref: E-320-f-010 Description: British redcoats pushing through the broken pa pallisades, with smoke inside the pa. Several soldiers and two marines firing towards the bushes in front of ...