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: 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-125-078 Description: Inscriptions: Recto - centre right - artist's notes on colour Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil on sheet 353 x 276 mm
Date: 1983 - 1995 From: Ross, Gregory F A 1951- :[Red beech writing. Illustrations. 1970-1984]. By: Ross, Gregory F A, 1951- Ref: A-285-016 Description: Illustration to his publication "Red beech writing". Toronto: GFA Ross, 1995. 90p. Shows small hut with well-defined piles and hinged door, alone on bare hil...
Date: 1860 - 1889 From: Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pocket sketches [from several sketchbooks. 1860-1880s]. Ref: A-430-005 Description: One side shows a view of hills and a bay at an unknown location; the other shows a double headland at Separation Point. Quantity: 2 drawing(s). Physical De...
Date: 1860 - 1889 From: Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pocket sketches [from several sketchbooks. 1860-1880s]. Ref: A-430-016 Description: See child records for details. Quantity: 2 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawings on sheet, 127 x 207 mm.
Date: 1860 - 1889 From: Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pocket sketches [from several sketchbooks. 1860-1880s]. Ref: A-430-015 Description: See child records for details. Quantity: 2 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawings on sheet, 124 x 212 mm.
Date: 1860 - 1889 From: Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pocket sketches [from several sketchbooks. 1860-1880s]. Ref: A-430-004 Description: One side shows a view across Golden Bay; the other shows a range of hills. Quantity: 2 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawings on double page, 12...
Date: 1995 From: Hill, Perry Martin, 1926-2005 :[Architectural plans. 1960-1990s] Ref: Plans-2007-030-1310/1318 Description: Includes various sketch floor plans and elevations of a single storey house, originally built in the late 19th or early 20th century. Quantity: 9 plan(s). ...
Date: 1979 - 1985 From: Einhorn, Helmut, 1911-1988 :[Preparatory sketches for Wellington kaleidoscope, for Ester. 1979-1985] Ref: B-181-007 Description: A sketch of houses on a hillside Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawing, 229 x 297 mm. Transfers: Other material of the same provena...
Date: 1979 From: Einhorn, Helmut, 1911-1988 :[Preparatory sketches for Wellington kaleidoscope, for Ester. 1979-1985] Ref: B-181-025 Description: Shows a van with its driver's door open, parked across a small street, outside a single-storey building with a Ford (Motor Company) sign above the entrance. ...
Date: 1970 - 1990 From: Cook, Hinehauone Coralie, 1904-1993 :[Thirteen sketchbooks of Corrie Cook (nee Cameron), covering sketches of Britain, Australia and New Zealand. 1920-1990s] Ref: E-906 Description: Includes sketches of daisies, ferns, trees, figures, suburban hills, and the Wellington motorway with overbridges in the Thorndon area. Quantity: 1 sketchbo...
Date: 1950 - 1959 By: Peter, Juliet, 1915-2010 Ref: A-433-058/063 Description: Sketches show small boats and buildings at the wharves at Padstow and/or Port Isaac, with colour notes. One building has a sign: "Harbour View Private Hotel"...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Deep Creek bridge. August 2 [18]64(?)
Date: 1861 - 1862 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-011 Description: Shows Deep Creek bridge leading to a row of Maori dwellings Quantity: 1 drawing(s) In his sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River. 1861-62.. Physical De...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :View from rear of tent Whanganui R[iver] [Dec. 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-050 Description: Shows a group of Maori sitting inside the entrance to a tent wherein two European men recline in hats on cushions. The one at the right has a rifle beside hi...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Flirtation at Utapu, Whanganui R[iver] [28' Dec. 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-044 Description: Shows a bearded man lying on a couch, apparently within a tent whose opening can be seen in the background. A boy and a girl are sitting on either side of hi...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Watikini (Watkins) eating potato, and cleaning the platter. Whanganui R[iver] [30 Dec 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-046 Description: Shows a half-length portrait of a bearded Maori man seated, raising a potato to his mouth and using a spoon and plate. Other Titles - Wanganui Quantity: 1 ...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Junction of Hautapu R[iver] with Rangitikei R[iver]. Bittern's wings on man's head [18 Jan 62]
Date: 1861 - 1862 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-013 Description: Shows two figures holding a canoe in the right foreground, with a stretch of the river and a waterfall between cliffs in the background. Quantity: 1 drawing...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Moawhanga junction with Rangitikei. [20 Jan 1862]
Date: 1861 - 1862 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-021 Description: Shows steep cliffs surrounding the narrow junction of the two rivers. A canoe with six figures aboard, is about to enter the narrow junction. Other Titles -...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Store houses in pumice and tufa cliff. Tokanu. Taupo. [Jan 25? 1862]
Date: 1861 - 1862 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-022 Description: Shows a cliff-face in the middle distance, behind the raupo in the foreground. The Kaimanawa Range is labelled at the left distance, and the road from Rotoai...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Whanganui R[iver] Okiriau, formerly Tieke [27 Dec. 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-040 Description: Shows a tent pitched on a level below a village, with the Wanganui River visible at the lower left. Three men sit around the tent. There is a grave marked at...
Crawford, James Coutts, 1817-1889 :Kaukore mill Pipiriki, Whanganui R[iver] [25 Dec 1861]
Date: 1861 From: [Crawford, James Coutts] 1817-1889 :[Sketchbook of a trip up the Wanganui River, December 13, 1861-Jan 8, 1862] Ref: E-041-036 Description: Shows the wooden flourmill, with an elevated water-race in front of it, and a bushy slope behind, with two dwellings on it. At the right is the shore of a la...