Guide to the drawings, sketches and papers collected by Sir George Grey in New Zealand (as filmed by AJCP)



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Created: 2018

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Series Add MS 19953; Add MS 19954. Drawings and sketches illustrative of New Zealand, 1842-53, presented by Sir George Grey on 13 September 1854. (2 vols.)

New Zealand Pictorial Scrap Book Volume 1, 1842 - 1853 (File Add MS 19953)

Sketches of scenery, portraits of indigenous people, with representations of ceremonies, costume, etc., in New Zealand, done in sepia, colours, or pencil, by A[ndrew] Sinclair, Cuthbert Clarke, and J. Merrett. Presented by Sir George Grey, K.C.B., late Governor of New Zealand...

New Zealand Pictorial Scrap Book Volume 2, 1848 - 1853 (File Add MS 19954)

Water colour drawings, lithographs, and pencil sketches, illustrating scenery, manners, costume, and features of the indigenous peoples, etc ., in New Zealand, by Charles Heaphy, Cuthbert Clarke, George F. Swainson, and other draughtsmen...

Series [2]. Diary and sketchbook of Cuthbert C Clarke of a journey from Auckland to Taranaki (121p). [ Add MSS 19955 ], 5 December 1849 - 18 February 1850

The diary entries, which take up 16 pages of the volume, are interspersed with pencil drawings of varying degrees of completeness. The early entries are more detailed than the later ones and refer to the various stages of the journey, meetings with settlers and Maoris, visits to pahs, church services, dances, the distribution of food to the Maoris, Folio 22 is headed 'Legend of Taranaki'...