Book, Earle's New Zealand Sketches

Earle, Augustus
Robert Martin & Co
Robert Martin & Co
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Brief Description
A book entitled: Earle's New Zealand Sketches.
The title page reads: Sketches illustrative of the Māori inhabitants and islands of New Zealand from original drawings by Augustus Earle, draughtsman of H M S Beagle, 1838.

Lithographed and published under the auspices of the New Zealand Association by Robert Martin and Company.

There are ten coloured plates which are described as follows:
1. Herald or the Peacemaker Awow
2. The Wounded Chief Honghi and his family
3. People preparing food.
4. Village of Parkuni River, Hokianga
5. Herald or Peace Maker and Bay of Islands
6. Koroadika Beach, Bay of Islands
7. Māori Family
8. Māori Village and Cowdie Forest
9. War Speech
10. Amoko, Eane, Hepee
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Media/Materials description
Leather spine and corners, linen cover, printed on paper with coloured ink. Gold embossed printing on the front cover.
Height x Width: 370 x 540mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
On one of pages is the two arrow stamp which Russell Duncan used to identify his collection - the stamp is used on his bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
f919.31 Ear, 832, 68632


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