Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936]

Date
1885-1936
By
Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942
Ref
ATL-Group-00280
Description

Collection of paintings by Mary Wills, nee Wykes, wife of minister Thomas John Wills (known as John). Mostly landscapes covering many locations in the North Island 1885-1936, plus a smaller number in the Marlborough Sounds, Canterbury, and Otago. Also includes a portrait of the artist's husband, the minister John Wills, and a wooden chest, in which she kept a large number of her paintings.

Quantity: 300 watercolour(s). 2 oil(s). 13 album(s). 1 curio(s).

Physical Description: Mixed media, varying sizes

Transfers: Collection as a whole taken into Drawings, Paintings and Prints; transfer made to Photographic Archive (PAColl-10178).

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
300 watercolour(s), 2 oil(s), 13 album(s), 1 curio(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Oil paintings, Woodwork, Landscapes (Representations), Seascapes, Portraits, Mixed media, varying sizes
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There are 388 items in total.
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Date: 1928 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: A-462-124 Description: Shows the old Mohaka school house, built in 1880, and replaced by the current school in 1949. Shows two other smaller buildings, a track down to the river's ...
Date: 1914 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: B-199-012 Description: Shows a dirt road with grass and trees, including kahikatea trees, alongside it. A small white building with a red roof and one chimney is visible in the bac...
Date: 1921 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: A-462-067 Description: A view of the beach towards sunset. Driftwood on the shore, the sea a blue-green colour, the sky yellowing, and the purple hues of what is probably Mount Roc...
Date: 1912, 1917 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-951-f-12 Description: Sketchbook containing sketches of New Zealand landscapes. Includes colour legends indicating what colours to use for each area. Probably used for planning of...
Date: 1892-1929 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-951-f-11 Description: Sketchbook containing sketches of New Zealand landscapes. Includes colour legends indicating what colours to use for each area. Probably used for planning of...
Date: 1886 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-964-q-015 Description: View of a tall waterfall, surrounded by trees including tree fern and cabbage trees, and dense bush. Probably Magnakara Falls in the King country Other Titl...
Date: [1906] From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-950-f-021 Description: Shows Lake Taupo with hills in the background. Trees and rocks are in the foreground. Includes colour legend. Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description:...
Date: 1919-1921 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-951-f-01 Description: Sketchbook containing sketches of New Zealand landscapes. Includes colour legends indicating what colours to use for each area. Probably used for planning of...
Date: 1910 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: A-462-093 Description: A view of houses from a stone path with a stone wall, possibly from the house in which the artist was staying. Beyond the houses, green hills and trees, with...
Date: 1914 From: Wills, Mary Ann, 1859?-1942: [Collection of watercolours, oil paintings, and albums by Mary Wills, primarily of landscapes. 1885-1936] Ref: E-951-f-02 Description: Sketchbook containing sketches of New Zealand landscapes. Includes colour legends indicating what colours to use for each area. Probably used for planning of...