Sketches

Rough drawings or paintings representing the chief features of objects or scenes; often made as quick records of a scene, object, or idea, or as a preliminary to a study for a larger work.

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Date: 1845 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-125-1 Description: Shows two foreground figures seated on the ground in front of a panoramic scene of surrounding hills, several with rockky outcrops. There are buildings of a ...
Date: 1849 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-043-1 Description: Shows the Porirua Barracks on a low headland in a harbour, with hills in the background. Other Titles - January Quantity: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.. Phy...
Date: 1917 From: McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches from war service in India and the Middle East, 1919-1918] / F L McFarlane Ref: E-291-q-006 Description: Three sketches: Top left - a full length profile portrait of a balding man in military uniform holding a sheet of paper Top right - a head and shoulders pro...
Date: 1863 From: Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Wairarapa and Wellington sketchbook 1863 Ref: E-171-023 Description: A view of high peaked mountains near Tinui, Wairarapa Telford's run was Rewarewa Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil and ink, 104 x 130 mm
Date: 1979 - 1985 From: Einhorn, Helmut, 1911-1988 :[Preparatory sketches for Wellington kaleidoscope, for Ester. 1979-1985] Ref: B-181-020 Description: Shows a ship at a wharf, seen from in front of a low wall. In the background is a church spire, two hilltop transmitters, and wharf buildings. The image is ...
[Taylor, Richard], 1805-1873 :Kaitoke Lake, Wanganui. Sept. 14, 1848.
Date: 1848 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-009-2 Description: Shows a lake surrounded by low hills, and some sparse vegetation. This is the lake that is 8 kilometres from Wanganui. Other Titles - September Other Titles...
Date: 1855 From: Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860. Ref: E-296-q-087-2 Description: Shows an iceberg. Other Titles - An iceberg Quantity: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.. Physical Description: Ink and sepia, 25 x 25 mm.
Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Taranaki, Mount Eliot in centre, landing place at base, New Plymouth [July 1864]
Date: 1864 From: Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Sketches in New Zealand [ca 1860 to 1864] By: Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911; Williams, Edward Arthur, 1824-1898 Ref: E-047-q-024 Description: View looking south along the coastline at New Plymouth, with a solider standing on the beach in the right foreground. In the middle distance are the houses o...
Date: 1955 - 1956 From: [Mitchell, Victor Leonard William] 1925-1980 :[Studies for the Lower Hutt War Memorial Library murals. 1955-1956] By: Mitchell, Victor Leonard William, 1925-1980 Ref: B-125-066 Description: Inscriptions: Recto - centre - artist's notes on colour Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil on sheet 270 x 372 mm
Date: 1918 From: McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches from war service in India and the Middle East, 1919-1918] / F L McFarlane Ref: E-290-q-007 Description: Watercolour sketch shows a head and shoulders portrait of a clean-shaven man in army uniform with a lemon-squeezer hat. The title includes "Dn" which may be ...
Date: 1918 From: McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches from war service in India and the Middle East, 1919-1918] / F L McFarlane Ref: E-291-q-009 Description: Shows a view of an arched stone bridge over a stream with walkways, stone buildings, walls and palm trees on both sides. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physic...
Date: 1887 By: Menzies, John Henry, 1840-1919 Ref: E-003 Description: Digital printed copy of a sketchbook of scenes in Te Aroha and Rotorua. Includes a sketch of an interlaced monogram of the letters IHC; Te Aroha from inside ...
O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two machine guns. 1918]
Date: 1918 From: O'Grady, James, 1882?-1956 :[Two World War I trench sketchbooks. 1918-1919] Ref: E-920-060 Description: Shows sketches of two machine guns in profile. The lower larger one may be a Maschinengewehr 08, a German variant of the Maxim machine gun. Quantity: 1 draw...
Date: 1957-1998 From: Kennett, Lindsay Grant, 1928-2016 : Collection Ref: PAColl-6724-2 Description: Newspaper advertisements from the 1950s and 1960s advertising seasonal collections of women's hats designed by Lindsay Kennett. Other press clippings docume...
Date: 1867 By: Aporo, -1867 Ref: qMS-0083-0084 Description: Sketches illustrating dreams and visions experienced by Aporo, that portray, among other things, Governor Grey Holograph note by Gilbert Mair on title page:...
Date: 1991 From: Grace, Shirley, 1949-2000 :[Sketchbook. 1991-1994]. Ref: E-603-026 Description: Shows a dome and tower and dark buildings of a town. Other Titles - 8 September 1991 Extended Title - from her Sketchbook 1991-1994, page 26. Quantity: 1 d...
Date: 1900 - 1910 From: Various artists :[Twelve sketchbooks, by Mary Grace Caroline Lysaght (3), Emily Muriel Lysaght (4), and another Lysaght family member (5). 1890-1903] By: Lysaght, Emily Muriel, 1875-1971; Lysaght, Mary Grace Caroline, 1850-1935 Ref: E-890 Description: Includes building sketches (possibly European buildings) and landscape scenes, most unspecified, but some labelled as: Awaroa, Totaranui, Rangitira, Mt Frank...
Date: 1860 - 1879 From: [Baigent, Amos], fl 1860-90s :Sketchbook. 1860-90s]. By: Baigent, Amos, 1845-1925 Ref: E-121-q-033 Description: Quantity: 1 watercolour(s) on page of sketchbook.. Physical Description: Pencil and watercolour, on page 138 x 230 mm.
Date: 1916 - 1918 From: McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches from war service in India and the Middle East, 1919-1918] / F L McFarlane Ref: E-287-q-031 Description: Shows a sketch of two trees surrounded by others in a parklike setting. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil 193 x 120 mm.
Date: 1940 From: Forbes, Josephine K, 1917-2005 :[John Lysaght Moore and Sophie Augusta Moore art works]. Ref: E-760 Description: Includes pencil sketches with colour notes, of: the Lion with afternoon shadows, Pembroke morning, about a mile and a half up road from Milford Hotel, Bowen ...