New Zealand

  • # 27002

    McCAHON, Colin; GASCOIGNE, Rosalie

    Rosalie Gascoigne / Colin McCahon : sense of place

    Sydney : Ivan Dougherty Gallery and Melbourne : The Ian Potter Gallery, 1990. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 64, illustrated. Exhibition flyer enclosed. Catalogue of an exhibition held “on the occasion of the Sesquicentenary of New Zealand, 1990”. Scarce.

  • # 27017

    HARTRICK, Elizabeth

    The Magic Lantern in Colonial Australia and New Zealand

    Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2017. Oblong quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 192, illustrated. New copy ‘This book brings to life the story of the magic lantern in colonial Australia and New Zealand. It describes the extraordinarily wide use of magic lantern images and technology across the colonies’ – the publisher

  • # 26813

    COLE, William Washington (1847-1915)

    South Sea Savages, or Maori War Dancers. The List including a Troupe of Genuine South-Sea Savages tattooed from head to foot, and faithfully giving The Great Maori War Dances.

    [Advertised and illustrated on] A double-sided poster for W. W. Cole’s World-Famous, Five-Continent New Mammoth Circus, appearing at Binghamton, New York on Monday, April 24, 1882 (the location and date are wet stamped at foot of the verso). Buffalo, NY : The Courier Company Show Printing House [for W. W. Cole], [1882]. Lithograph printed in black …

  • # 27013

    [HOARE, Sophia, photographer]; HODGES, William, 1744-1797 (artist); BERNARD, Robert, 1734-1777 (engraver)

    [COOK] Photograph of an eighteenth-century engraving of Marquesan artefacts.

    Papeete, Tahiti : Mrs. Sophia Hoare, [between 1880 and 1889]. Albumen print photograph of a copperplate engraving, 182 x 132 mm; unmounted; verso with the wet stamp of ‘Mrs. S. Hoare, Photographer, Papeete, Tahiti’; in good condition with an expected amount of very light creasing. Title: Ornemens et Armes de l’Isle des Marquises. Engraved by Robert …

  • # 26476

    [JONES, William]

    [MAORI] Children brought to Christ. = Ka mau-ria nga ta-ma-ri-ki ki Te Ka-rai-ti.

    [Sydney, N.S.W. : Jones, Printer, Bridge Street, c.1833]. Broadsheet, 450 x 390 mm, letterpress printed; old horizontal and vertical crease, pale foxing, a very good example. Text in English and Māori. A rare broadside printed around 1833 by William Jones of Bridge Street, Sydney, for use in Church Missionary Society schools. It is a lesson …

  • # 26492

    JONES, William (printer)

    Morning Prayer [and] Evening Prayer.

    Sydney : [William] Jones, Printer, Bridge-street, [circa 1835]. Pair of broadsides, each 450 x 390 mm, printed on letterpress; both examples with an old central horizontal fold and toning, the Morning Prayer sheet with some insect damage around the fold and at top right corner (no loss of text); both unmounted. These rare companion broadsides were …

  • # 26841

    UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY OF NEW ZEALAND

    Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Limited. Time table for November, 1877.

    Dunedin, NZ : Fergusson & Mitchell (printers), 1877. Duodecimo card (112 x 225 mm), folding to form [6] panels (each 112 x 75 mm), with a map of New Zealand indicating ports of call, a list of all agencies in New Zealand, Australia and the Western Pacific (including Sydney, Newcastle and Noumea), a guide to …

  • # 26999

    [HOARE, Sophia, photographer]; HODGES, William, 1744-1797 (artist); BERNARD, Robert, 1734-1777 (engraver)

    [COOK] Photograph of an eighteenth-century engraving of Māori artefacts.

    Papeete, Tahiti : Mrs. Sophia Hoare, [between 1880 and 1889]. Albumen print photograph of a copperplate engraving, 180 x 130 mm; unmounted; verso with the wet stamp of ‘Mrs. S. Hoare, Photographer, Papeete, Tahiti’; in good condition with an expected amount of very light creasing. Title: Ouvrages des Insulaires de la Nlle. Zélande. Engraved by Robert …

  • # 26884

    NAN KIVELL, Rex

    The Rex Nan Kivell collection of early New Zealand pictures

    Wellington : New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs, 1953. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. [iv]; 28; (4), illustrated, occasional foxing. Works by Augustus Earle, George French Angas, Gottfried Lindauer, Sydney Parkinson and others.

  • # 26939

    HOARE, Sophia (Mrs.); YOUNG, James Lyle (1849-1929), collector (attributed)

    Masked dance. Atiu, Cook Islands, circa 1885.

    Albumen print, 135 x 193 mm, verso wet stamped ‘Mrs. S. Hoare, Photographer, Papeete, Tahiti’; unmounted, loss at bottom left corner and some wear along the left edge, otherwise a very strong print with rich tonal range. Provenance: Found loose at the rear of an album of photographs of Tahiti, the Marquesas and Cook Islands …

  • # 26940

    SPITZ Charles Georges (1857-1894); YOUNG, James Lyle (1849-1929), collector (attributed)

    Atiu gathering. Cook Islands, circa 1885.

    Albumen print, 170 x 215 mm, verso wet stamped ‘G. Spitz, Papeete, Tahiti, Photographie Instantanée’, and with pencilled captions in two different hands: ‘Atiu gathering (Cook Islands)’ and, probably slightly earlier in date than the larger caption, ‘The Himare [?] of the Atiu (Cook Islands)’; unmounted, loss at bottom corners, 50 mm vertical tear running …

  • # 26941

    Photographer unknown.

    Mission house. Rarotonga, Cook Islands, circa 1890.

    Albumen print, 190 x 235 mm, laid down on a nineteenth-century album page with slightly later caption in ink beneath the image ‘Mission House Raratonga [sic] 1890 (?)’; tiny amount of loss at top left corner, mild wrinkling, otherwise an unfaded print with nice tones.

  • # 26765

    NEWLAND, James William (1810-1857)

    Daguerreotype portrait of a gentleman. Calcutta, circa 1850.

    Sixth plate daguerreotype (70 x 56 mm, sight) housed in its original leather case (93 x 82 x 9 mm) with blind embossed floral design to the front; working metal clasp; interior with red silk facing ink-stamped with the studio crest bearing the legend Newland’s Daguerreotype / No. 6 Loudons Buildings / Calcutta; the daguerreotype, …

  • # 26778

    HUGHES, Jabez; E. & A. DEBENHAM; BRADLEY, William

    Portraits of officers from HMS Rosario who took part in the first international rugby matches ever played in Australia and New Zealand, in 1869 and 1870.

    I. Portrait of Lieutenant George H. Moore, HMS Rosario. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 100 x 63 mm (mount), verso with imprint of E. & A. Debenham, Ryde, Isle of Wight, and with a fully contemporary inscription in ink: ‘Yr’s very sincerely, Geo. H. Moore. Tauranga, NZ, Decr 1868’, and the recipient’s annotation …

  • # 26763

    PULMAN'S PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO (attributed)

    Pomare.

    [Circa 1880]. Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 102 x 62 mm (mount), manuscript caption in negative ‘Pomare’; no photographer’s imprint (verso blank); fine condition. The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa provides the following catalogue entry for a companion portrait of the same sitter, which was published by Pulman’s Photographic Studio in Auckland. …

  • # 26494

    BARTLETT, R. H. (Robert Henry) (1842-1911)

    A pair of tuatara. Auckland, New Zealand, 1870-73.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 106 mm (mount); verso imprinted ‘R. H. Bartlett, Photographer. Auckland. By Appointment to His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, His Excellency Sir. G. F. Bowen & The Earl of Pembroke’; the albumen print is in very good condition, though slightly pale; the mount is fine. …