image hochstetter f von_neu-seeland_1863_plate 9
Image number: RS.13644
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Motueka Valley, New Zealand

Date

1863

Creator

Arnold Meermann (1829-1908, German), Lithographer

After

A Campbell (fl. 1850s-1860s), Artist

Object type

Library reference

RCN14633

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 185mm
width (print): 265mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > landscape

Description

Landscape study of farmland in Motueka Valley, n the Tasman District of New Zealand’s South Island. The view is towards Mount Arthur (Tuao Wharepapa) in the Arthur Range in the Kahurangi National Park.

Plate 9 from the book Neu-Seeland by Ferdinand von Hochstetter (Stuttgart, 1863).

Inscribed above: ‘Neu-Seeland Sud Insel.’ Inscribed below: ‘A. Campbell del. A. Meermann sc. Im Motueka Thale bei Nelson. Mt. Arthur 6000.’

Christian Gottlieb Ferdinand Ritter von Hochstetter (1829-1884), German geologist active in Austria and New Zealand.

Associated place

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