[Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913] :[Gold mining near Kopu. ca 1868]

[Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913] :[Gold mining near Kopu. ca 1868]
Date
1868
By
Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913
Ref
C-052-009
Description
Shows the tunnel entrances to a gold mine on the left, with three miners outside, one carrying a shovel. Tree ferns and the smoke from a fire, then a goldminers' tent with two men and a small fire, centre foreground. Hills and a plain with the Waihou and Piako rivers in the distance In folder 2: Letter by L C Lloyd (11/5/1970) confirming attribution, and sketch-map showing probable area where painted. (Copy on 3/1/1/) Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour & chinese white, 317 x 542 mm Provenance: Previously owned by a dealer in Palmerston North, who had purchased the painting for $38 circa 1970, from the Start Family, Napier, who had purchased it at a market in Napier in the 1930s or 1940s for £1 or £2. The painting sat over the mantelpiece in the Start family home for many years. (pre-auction information from Mr Brian Start, pers. comm. 27. 8. 1987).
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour & chinese white, 317 x 542 mm
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