[Kinder, John] 1819-1903 :The old Mission House (the Revd T. Chapman's) at the Ngae, Roturua, N[ew] Z[ealan]d. Jan[uar]y. 1858. 1858.

[Kinder, John] 1819-1903 :The old Mission House (the Revd T. Chapman's) at the Ngae, Roturua, N[ew] Z[ealan]d. Jan[uar]y. 1858. 1858.
Date
1858
By
Kinder, John, 1819-1903; Rodewald, Henry Marion, 1900-1988
Ref
A-113-031
Description

Single storey thatched roof house, with an outbuilding behind and to the left, viewed through trees. A large exotic tree, possibly a willow is growing to the right of and close to the house.

A version of this drawing was reproduced as a lithograph in William Williams' Christianity among the New Zealanders (London, 1867). Copy held at A-256-011.

See also A-465-016 for another drawing by Kinder from the same album, of Chapman's Mission house at Maketu; purchased by the Library in 2014

This mission station was moved from Mokoia Island to Te Ngae, on the eastern side of Lake Rotorua in July 1840. The Reverend Thomas Chapman ran the station for a period then later shifted to Maketu.

Other Titles - Te Ngae

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - Title [in indigo ink, in the artist's hand]

Quantity: 1 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Indigo ink and wash 256 x 364 mm

Provenance: Originally in scrapbook purchased from a second-hand shop in Auckland in the 1950s by Mr Harry Rodewald of Auckland. Dismounted and sold separately with other Kinder drawings in the early 1980s.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Wash drawings, Indigo ink and wash 256 x 364 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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