Wilson & Horton (Firm)

Wilson & Horton Ltd

Publishers of the New Zealand Herald and Auckland Weekly News, 1876-1966; Partnership established in 1876 by brothers William Scott Wilson and Joseph Liston Wilson, following the death of their father William Chisholm Wilson (1810-1876), with Alfred George Horton (1842-1903). Sometimes operated under the style of Wilsons and Horton. Partnership merged the 'Southern Cross' and the 'New Zealand herald' newspapers. Publishers active in Auckland from 1876 to present. See the article about their printing works and processes (and the NZ Herald Printing works) in the "Auckland Weekly News", 26 June 1897, pages 9-12.

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Date: 1870 - 1960 From: The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986; Berry, Reginald George James, 1906-1979; Broekstra, Tom, active 1953; Coleridge, John Duke, active 1910; Donner, Tibor Karl, 1907-1993; Dwyer, Ella Margaret, 1887-1979; Goodwin, Arnold Frederick, 1890-1978; Graham, Jessie Sutherland, 1886-1954; Gross, Richard Oliver, 1882-1964; Harris, Sam, active 1950; Holloway, Ronald, 1909-2003; Lloyd, Constance Alice, 1895-1982; McLintock, Alexander Hare, 1903-1968; Nash, Paul, 1889-1946; Percy, William Stratford, 1872-1946; Rule, Percival Watts, 1889-1953; Tilsley, Lydia Louise, 1898-1983; Tough, George Bannerman, 1901-1983; Wiseman, Hilda Alexandra, 1894-1982; Younghusband, Adela Mary, 1878-1969 Ref: BOOKPLATES-GRAHAM-NZ-G Description: Arranged in boxes alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made. Contains plates made for: V. E. Galway (by A H McLintock, ...
Date: 1930 - 1939 By: New Zealand Fruitgrowers Federation; Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-PRINTING-1930s-01 Description: A ten-panel sheet showing how a colour offset lithograph of an apple is made. The Dominion Mark logo is at bottom right. The Dominion Mark scheme was in ope...
Date: 1961 From: [Posters and large programmes for drama productions in New Zealand in the 1960s]. By: Auckland City Art Gallery; Wilson & Horton (Firm); Cordy's (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-DRAMA-1961-01 Description: Poster for a play shows at the top a reproduction of James Barry's "The Rev Thomas Kendall and the Maori chiefs Hongi and Waikato" 1820. Below is the text, i...
Date: 1883 By: Young Men's Christian Association. Auckland Branch; Wilson & Horton (Firm); Munro, W, active 1880s Ref: Eph-D-YMCA-1883-01 Description: Poster / calendar with a Biblical passage suggested for every day of the year. At the lower edge is a notice of the reading rooms and meetings scheduled for ...
Date: 1919 By: United Fire Brigades Association; Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-FIRE-1919-01 Description: A brightly-coloured certificate showing two firemen holding hoses, and two models of fire engine (one a steam drivien vehicle and one horse-drawn). The decor...
Date: 1889 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-INSURANCE-1889-01 Description: Shows the letterhead of the insurance company at the top (featuring Britannia), and handwritten details of the articles insured for one thousand pounds. Qua...
Date: 1958 - 1959 From: New Zealand Players :[Posters and broadsheets relating to the drama company and its productions. 1953-1959] By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: Eph-C-NZ-PLAYERS-1958-01 Description: Text and news story by "Special correspondent", about the actors who once performed with the New Zealand Players, and their subsequent careers. Actors mentio...
Date: 1939 From: Coates, Joseph Gordon, 1878-1943 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1785-202 Description: Identified correspondents entered in the Name field; includes letters from [?] Trevor Withers who described himself as `Your affectionate son'; a list of sup...
Date: 1895 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-034-002-2-b Description: A central circular section showing a startled Captain James Cook, observing 'the new woman' riding a bicycle in the streets of Auckland, Surrounding this is ...
Date: 1895 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-034-002-2 Description: A central circular section showing a startled Captain James Cook, observing 'the new woman' riding a bicycle in the streets of Auckland, Surrounding this is ...
Date: 1899 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm); Rigg, Theodore (Sir), 1888-1972 Ref: C-033-005-a Description: Amongst the ships shown are the Glenbervie, Adelaide and Tory, with Maori paddling a waka with Col. Wakefield as passenger. Supplement to: Auckland Weekly N...
Date: 1899 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-033-005-b Description: Amongst the ships shown are the Glenbervie, Adelaide and Tory, with Maori paddling a waka with Col. Wakefield as passenger. Supplement to: Auckland Weekly N...
Date: 1876 - 1969 By: Hammett, J M, active 1877; Hutchinson, A, active 1876; W C Wilson & Sons (Firm); Wilson & Horton (Firm); Chapman, George Thomson, 1824-1881; Heritage Fine Prints Ref: D-001-022 Description: Panoramic view from the harbour. Printed by Wilson & Horton. No. 160 of a first printing of 1000. Title varies from the original print. Issued at $4.5...
Date: 1886 By: P, C, active 1886; Wilson & Horton (Firm); Gilmore, D Hunter, active 1950s-1980s Ref: B-033-020 Description: A series of views of Te Wairoa with Lake Tarawera in the background; the White Terraces; the Pink Terraces Supplement to: New Zealand Herald, 21 June 1886....
Date: 1895 - 1864 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-034-002-3-b Description: Shows Maori returning with a calabash of water for Colonel Booth who had been badly wounded in the assault on Gate Pa. Supplement to: Auckland Weekly News, ...
Date: 1895 - 1864 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-034-002-3-a Description: Shows Maori returning with a calabash of water for Colonel Booth who had been badly wounded in the assault on Gate Pa. Supplement to: Auckland Weekly News, ...
Date: 1895 By: Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: C-034-002-2-a Description: A central circular section showing a startled Captain James Cook, observing 'the new woman' riding a bicycle in the streets of Auckland, Surrounding this is ...
Date: 1844 - 1890 - 1969 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854; Star Steam Printing Company; Brett, Henry, 1843-1927; Heritage Fine Prints; Wilson & Horton (Firm); New Zealand. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ref: D-001-023-a Description: Extensive view of a plain with volcanic cones in the background, including Mount Hobson and Mount Eden, showing a feast given by Waikato Chiefs in 1844, atte...
Date: 1844 - 1890 - 1969 By: Merrett, Joseph Jenner, 1815-1854; Star Steam Printing Company; Brett, Henry, 1843-1927; Heritage Fine Prints; Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: D-001-023 Description: Extensive view of a plain with volcanic cones in the background, including Mount Hobson and Mount Eden, showing a feast given by Waikato Chiefs in 1844, atte...
P, C, fl 1886 :Wairoa township, from Te Komiti. Supplement to the "Auckland weekly news", June 19, 1886. Wilson & Horton lith., Auckland
Date: 1886 By: P, C, active 1886; Auckland weekly news (Newspaper); Wilson & Horton (Firm) Ref: B-033-035 Description: "Wairoa township from Te Komiti" shows a view looking from the hills above down towards the town and the lake, with Mount Tarawera to the right. Numbers form...