[Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913] :[Gold mining near Kopu. ca 1868]
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 mmSee original record
Purchasing this Item
This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.
If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.
Using this Item
You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it:Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913. [Hoyte, John Barr Clark, 1835-1913] :[Gold mining near Kopu. ca 1868]. Ref: C-052-009. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23111225