Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887

Date
1865 - 1887
By
Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927; MacLeod, Margaret Stuart Grace, 1886-1977?
Ref
A-254-001/052
Description

There are a few undated paintings, then a group of the Nelson area, dated 1881. Another group is of the Auckland area, dated 1887. Another 1887 group is possibly "voyage home material", and shows Australian and Eastern scenes. N.Z. items show features of scenery, buildings, trees, animals

Earliest dated painting is Mrs Gadsden's

Inscriptions: 1 signed: H.A.W.(No. 35); 1 signed: Mrs Gadsden (No. 1)

Quantity: 50 watercolour(s). 2 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Watercolours, 3 ink, 1 pencil sizes vary

Provenance: Donation; Mrs M S G MacLeod, Tunbridge Wells, England, 12 August 1977. Mrs MacLeod was the daughter of A W Hands, the artist

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
50 watercolour(s), 2 drawing(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Ink drawings, Pencil works, Watercolours, 3 ink, 1 pencil sizes vary
There are 52 items in total.
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There are 52 items in this group.
Date: 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-027 Description: The remains of a wooden sailing ship aground. It has no masts and the hull appears damaged. The island behind it is likely to be Rangitoto Drunken Bay was a...
Date: 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-023 Description: A view into a grove of tree ferns, with several other plants. Most appear to be mamakus. Compare A-254-022 for a very similar view Inscriptions: On separate...
Date: 1886 - 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-021 Description: A mature kauri at the waterfront. It has an unusually short and wide trunk. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour, 355 x 178 mm Pr...
Date: 1886 - 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-026 Description: A view across a bay, probably part of the Waitemata Harbour, with mangroves growing, a large cabbage tree and flax in the foreground, and a jetty and yacht a...
Date: 1881 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-006 Description: View towards hills across paddocks, with a young pine tree near a fence in the foreground. A view from the boundary fence of William Blythe Other Titles - B...
Date: 1881 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-008 Description: View towards hills across paddocks, with a large two-storied house and outbuildings among trees to the left, three other houses and a small church Quantity:...
Date: 1882 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-007 Description: The flowers of a garden border in the foreground, looking across a paddock towards a barn and small separate chicken house beyond fences, with trees and low ...
Date: 1886 - 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-020 Description: A view from a high point looking down over the Waitemata Harbour with the Three Kings Islands in the distance Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Descript...
Date: 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-016 Description: A mature multi-branched cabbage tree with younger cabbage trees around it, a man with a gun standing at its base and low scrub with a low hill behind Quanti...
Date: 1887 From: Hands, Alfred Watson, 1849-1927 :[Scenes in New Zealand] 1865, 1881, 1887 By: Hands, Alfred Watson (Rev), 1849-1927 Ref: A-254-013 Description: View from a high point looking along high cliffs at the shore of Auckland Harbour towards hills. A cabbage tree and a flax in the foreground among low scrub ...