[Cooper, Alfred John], 1831-1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860?]

[Cooper, Alfred John], 1831-1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860?]
Date
1860 - 1865
By
Cooper, Alfred John, 1831-1869; Mouton, W J (Mr), active 1969
Ref
A-235-010
Description

Two women watching six men haul the blubber off a beached whale at the water's edge.

Exhibited in 'Two centuries of New Zealand landscape art' Exhibition at Auckland City Art Gallery, 2 February - 22 April 1990.

Exhibited in 'Treasures in Trust' exhibition to celebrate 75th anniversary of the Alexander Turnbull Library in 1995.

Title from notes on back by J Lavin

Inscriptions: Verso - title and other notes in ink, in the hand of John Lavin: 'Cutting in. Cutting the Blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. The Fat is about 6 or 8 inches thick and has to [sic] cut off and dragged to the Boiling place. A couple of Moari gins [girls?] in the foreground. That whale made about 12 Tons of oil. John Lavin.'

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour 71 x 129 mm

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Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour 71 x 129 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Lavin, John, d 1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860? Explanatory text]
Date: 1860 - 1865 From: [Cooper, Alfred John], 1831-1869 :Cutting the blubber off a whale on Mohaka Beach. [ca 1860?] Ref: A-235-010-verso Description: Explanatory text concerning the watercolour on the other side of the sheet. The text is written by John Lavin Inscriptions: Recto - title and other notes in...