Album, sketches by Alfred Chapman

Production date
1847-1860
Current rights
Public Domain

See full details

Details


About this object
Album of pen and ink sketches and watercolour paintings by Alfred Chapman.

Sketches of the voyage to New Zealand dated 1849.
Four unidentified.
A Native Woman of St Jago, 21 May 1849
Market Place, St Jago
A gentleman (from St Jago) May 1849

The following sketches are from New Zealand:
Te Aro N.Z. 1854
Ahuriri Harbour, Napier. Poraiti 10 July 1851
Wellington burying ground
Mr Roberts house in Wellington. The English Church is the building on the hill at the back of the high red hotel. Alfred Chapman
Shed in the sheep pen to the right, is the old weigh house for sheep before shearing. The V hut is for men to sleep in. The other is the kitchen. The creek to the left is the boundary of this seen for some distance. The wide river is the Wangakuri which forms boundary between Hargreaves & myself. Some of the wood piled ready for building new shed. A.C.
The farm of where my creek joins the Wangakuri and where they both join the sea. Hargreaves run commences at the shed by the sea on the right. The left side belongs to the Māoris. The centre foreground is intended to reference the end of this run. A.C.
Pursuit of writing under difficulties
Front view of Chapman house, 1 October 1856
Back view of Chapman house, Edenham Station, March 1856
Not identified - shows a house and cows - probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Not identified - shows a house with two men. Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Landscape with house, windmill and paddocks (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Landscape with house, flagstaff and paddocks (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Interior of a room (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Interior of a room, 1855 (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Interior of a room (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Interior of a room (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Alfred's first house - with windmill
Te Rawiwiri. The smart red & blue things by the side of the house, are our blankets airing! AC
Exterior of a house with a flagstaff (not identified). Probably Chapman house, Edenham Station
Edenham cottage New Zealand 1 Oct 1858. AC
Kairakau
Fredericks drawing of the smallest of the lakes near the house. The white hills at the back are the Ruahine Mt covered with snow 200 or 300 miles from West boundary where Cushing's run joins. The hills on the other side of the water belong to Cushing - a fence runs from lake to lake, which I put up. The cattle are some of ours.
Edenham Station, Ahuriri District, New Zealand
Not identified - beach scene showing a waka and a sailing vessel. Buildings on the land.
Manaia Wairarapa. W H Donald Esq. Alfred Chapman 1 Jan 1861
A young Māori gentleman this .... AC
E Maro AC Te Aro
An old Māori Te Putaka o te rangiri o te .... Ahuriri. AC
Mapu & Matua Pouraiti. Uncle & neice. Ahuriri ....
Postcard of Wanganui from Uncle Fred Chapman. 1886
Putaatakato 72 feet in length. Ahuriri 22 June 1857
Unidentified person, AC April 1852
Photograph - Kairaku river the boundary between my run & Col Russell's - his on the left - mine on the right. Taken by Mr Pharayezn in watercolours - copied in Wellington by Mr Swan photographer. Hoburn our junk a (sic) coming down the river. AC

Cartoons and other sketches not New Zealand:
I'm afraid you're not strong enough for the place, John. A Chapman, Hull 16 Feby 1847. Could be Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
My copy says shun wicious (sic) company! So I think I'de (sic) better be off Granny. A Chapman, Hull 29 Jan 1848.
Mrs Gamp taking the little 'Party' she looks after back to school.
Bandits Cave - around the lithograph is cut card. Underneath is written Cut by Aunt Rogers.
Pressed ferns - Mount Edgecumb 1 Feby 1859.
Picture of a man and child - unidentified.
Sketch of a man and a woman - affection offering
Uncle Edward reading of the ..... Thorpe Lake
Mr Synott's House. Ballymoya House Armagh, Ireland
The drive up to Ballymoya House.
The ha..... Plymouth
Rev G M Chapman's house in Grimsthorpe Park when Vicar of Swinstead.
R M Barracks, Stanhouse, Feby '69 (1869) Plymouth. Sketched by M M Bell. X marks Uncle Arthur's quarters when a Lieut in RMLI
Study window in Edenham (England)
Photograph, the old B...... Station
Grandpapa Bell's house in West Street before it was enlarged. Given me by Aunt Minnie in 1909.
Handwritten poem titled To Edwd Martin Esq on his eighty second birthday.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Hard green linen cover; Album is embossed in gold and painted. The sketches have been painted on card and then glued to the card pages of the album.
Handwritten using black ink on paper. Watercolour and black ink sketches.
Measurements
Height x Width: 370 x 278mm
Subject date
1847-1860
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m73/15
Credit line
gifted by Miss A D Wills
Other number(s)
m73/15, 23979

 Comments
Do you know something about this object? We'd love to hear from you if you have information that would help add to the history on this object.


Be the first to comment.