Scrapbook, Russell Duncan

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The Russell Duncan Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings is titled: Clippings from public journals.
There is an index of each newspaper cutting in the front of the book. Many of the cuttings are undated.
The newspaper cuttings include the following: Bishop Williams retirement
Wreck of Montmorency
The Collins-Herrick marriage
The opening of the Napier and Paki-Paki railway - 21 May 1874
Adrama written for Napier Dramatic Club'
The Whatupoko Block, Gisborne (1864)
Huria Matenga
The Mohaka election
The Provincial Question - appropriate questions Letter written by William Marshall of Napier Grammar School on his retirement, 7 August 1872
Exhibition at the Athenaeum (no date)
Opening of the Port Ahuriri Bridge (no date)
The surnames of Napier (no date)
Whakatane Māori relics, 1920
Relics of Captain Cook
Statue of Captain James Cook, 1937
Story of Campbell Island
Zara White's death
Top of Hikurangi - once the home of a moa
The story of the Wolf - capture of the Wairuna
Napier and Māori Wars - reminiscences of Mr Russell Duncan, 1939
Stephen Island of the Tuataras
Valuable gift for Museum - J G Black's collection Ships into the Port of Napier
Obituary for Mrs Herrick
Bishop Selwyn 1919
Reverend Mr Townsend
Captain John Chapman St George battle of Maru-Maru, 1865
Māori War Soldiers' graves, Ruakituri
Napier-Taupo Road
Discovery of Hawke's Bay by Captain Cook - written by Russell Duncan
Through the Urewera - 1906
Captain Stanley - a naval artist
Origins of Māori place names - Johannes C Anderson
Early visitors - the whalers and the timber ships - missionaries and traders - the adventures of Barnet Burns
Māori crusaders - by Henry Hill, 1925
Escaped bulls at Port, 1930
Ships and the sea - incidents in Māori war: Captain C F Sundstrum
West Coast old timer - Robert Palmer
Castaways on the Antipodes
Lieutenant L Herrick of Hastings
Place names by F C Attwood
Wreck of Dundonald
Obituary Mr Horace Fildes
Strathmore tradegy - the barque Langstone;
Reverend Wilson from Waikato - Māori wars
Te Kooti's escape from Waitangi
The Stella's Southern cruise
The General Grant Fallacy
Strathmore survivors - Crozet Islands
Missionary Samuel Williams at Te Aute
Tribal lands of the Ngāti Kahungunu
The voyage of the Avalanche
William Brown of Poverty Bay
Life in the Arctic
World War II
Napier in the 1850s
Urewera Country by James Cowan
Graves in the Urewera
Colenso as botanist
von Tempsky
Sir Douglas Maclean
Sir George Whitmore
Chief Taraia
The Pomare plate
Hawke's Bay Motor Company
Elizabeth Colenso and Mr and Mrs Hare Pomare
Naming Dannevirke
Settlement of Marton;
Land purchase visit to Hawke's Bay in 1853
Onepoto gully.
small stories; jokes etc
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Newspaper clippings glued to paper, a leather spine and corners, linen cover with gold embossed printing on the cover, handwritten with blue ink.
Height x Width: 280 x 230mm
Russell Duncan. Ko te Matauranga te Kaha, Bookplate, Printed
Hawke's Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Hawke's Bay Art Gallery & Museum, Stamp, Stamp
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
993.1 Dun, 4880, 25513

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