Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856]

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Date
1851 - 1856
By
Pearse, John, 1808-1882
Ref
E-455-f
Description

Record of colonial life aboard the ship Duke of Portland and on arrival in Wellington, with portraits, house portraits, landscapes, depictions of Maori life, scenes in Wellington, Hutt Valley, Porirua, Rangitikei district, Kapiti Coast, Wairarapa, Nelson, Motueka, Wanganui, East Coast of the North Island, plants and birds

Quantity: 1 sketchbook(s) 93 leaves.

Physical Description: 127 Watercolour and ink and wash drawings; 3 annotated maps; 3 MS notes and letters; 75 miscellaneous items, including pressed leaves, bird feathers, documents of travel, newsclippings, printed items, house-plans.

Additional description

Extremely fragile. Contents not adhered to pages, and conservation treatment incomplete.

Alternative form available: Fully photographed in black and white & colour

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
1 sketchbook(s) 93 leaves, Cityscapes (Representations), Ink drawings, Marines (Visual works), Portraits, Ship portraits, Sketchbooks, Wash drawings, Watercolours, Works of art, 127 Watercolour and ink and wash drawings; 3 annotated maps; 3 MS notes and letters; 75 miscellaneous items, including pressed leaves, bird feathers, documents of travel, newsclippings, printed items, house-plans.
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There are 381 items in total.
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Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :[Nelson district. 1851] Head of New Zealand canoe from the Gna Hauranga Pah
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-019-6 Description: Details of the prow of a canoe with a face on the front. 'Gna Hauranga' is Ngauranga, in Wellington Other Titles - Nga Hauranga pa, Ngauranga Quantity: 1 w...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :[New Zealand coastal views, 1854 - 1856] Point Gordon and entrance to Wellington Harbour from Cow Bay.
Date: 1854 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-081-7 Description: Part of the shoreline at Seatoun, looking across towards the entrance to Wellington Harbour Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour a...
Date: 1852 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-075 Description: Prints taken from various sizes and shapes of fern fronds and other plants. Titled prints include Pepper plant [kawakawa]; manuka a shrub or tree of New Zeal...
Date: 1852 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-051-5 Description: A wall fitting under a window, holding either a commode for a toilet, or a washbasin Other Titles - Whares, whare Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Descrip...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Life on board the Duke of Portland. 1851. Hewitt unusually grave.
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-012-03 Description: A full length partially seated portrait of a young man in a cap, identified as 'Hewitt'. He is leaning on part of the ship's railing James D Hewett is ide...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Life on board the Duke of Portland. 1851. 'Jack'. Mattison at wheel.
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-012-11 Description: A profile portrait of a bearded man with a wide-brimmed hat, possibly 'Jack'. A standing portrait of a man, probably Mattison, with his arm out, probably hol...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Life on board the Duke of Portland. 1851. Splicing
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-012-08 Description: A standing portrait of a sailor splicing a rope Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Ink and wash drawing, 96 x 70 mm
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Life on board the Duke of Portland. 1851. An interior showing an eruption below & cascade above & the steps down which an Intermediate was precipitated.
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-012-02 Description: A toilet on a ship with steps leading up to the seat, water gushing from the hole in the seat. Originally covered with a drawing inscribed 'Doctor (Butcher)...
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :[New Zealand coastal views, 1854 - 1856] Island of Kapiti and Mana in Cook Straits as seen in distance.
Date: 1854 - 1856 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-081-3 Description: Kapiti to the left, Mana Island to the right, with a small sailing vessel in the foreground Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour a...
Date: 1851 From: Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856] Ref: E-455-f-013-04 Description: A full length frontal view of a boy in a sailor's uniform. He is probably a cabin boy Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Ink and watercolour, 64...