[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845]
- 1840 - 1845
- Hobson, Eliza Ann, 1811?-1876; Rendel family
Views of the Bay of Islands, Auckland, Wellington, Bay of Plenty, Thermal area and Waikato, scenes of Maori life, portraits of Maori, poems, prepared for Mrs Eliza Hobson, widow of Captain William Hobson, New Zealand's first Governor. The text, written in English and in Maori also includes Maori proverbs, a description of Maori songs and letters from Wiremu Hoete and Te Wherowhero and a speech by Maketu Waretotara.
Other Titles - Mrs Hobson Government House, Auckland, New Zealand, March 1843. Costumes, scenery, specimens of literature etc of the North Island of New Zealand 1841 1842 1843. The Hobson album
Quantity: 1 sketchbook(s).
Physical Description: Pencil, ink, ink and wash and watercolour on embossed paper pages. Binding blind embossed leather with gold tooling
Provenance: Passed by Eliza Hobson to her daughter, Eliza, Lady Rendel. Donated by Lieut-Colonel R. M. Rendel, great-grandson of Hobson, to the New Zealand Government in 1940, at the time of New Zealand's centennial of European settlement.
Transfers: Several pages removed from album for conservation reasons, 1990. They are stored at A-275.
- Additional description
In fragile condition.
Alternative form available: Fully copied in black and white and in colour.
Facsimile (q993.1 MRS 1989)
Use facsimile (q993.1 MRS 1989) wherever possible.
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted - Curator required - Original may be viewed at the discretion of the Curator.
- 1 sketchbook(s), Works of art, Sketchbooks, Pencil, ink, ink and wash and watercolour on embossed paper pages. Binding blind embossed leather with gold tooling
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