SWAINSON, William John;

Te Puni’s Pā, Petone Beach, New Zealand

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1847
Pencil, charcoal, and chalk on paper
118 x 174mm

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Inscriptions

W. Swn. 1847. [l.l.] E' Puni's Pah. Petoni Beach. N.Zd. [mount]

Provenance

2023–
Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased from Dunbar Sloane, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, 28 September 2023, lot 14

c. 2020–2023
Private collection, purchased from the estate of Alexander Hamilton (1932–2020), Lowood House, Melrose, Scotland, United Kingdom

1971–2020
Collection of Alexander Hamilton, inherited from his father, Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton (1890–1971), Scotland, United Kingdom

1939–71
Collection of Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton, inherited from his mother, Lilian Hamilton (née Swainson) (1865–1939), England, United Kingdom

1913–1939
Collection of Lilian Hamilton, inherited from her father, Edwin Newcombe Swainson (1833–1913), England, United Kingdom

1855–1913
Collection of Edwin Newcombe Swainson, inherited from his father, William John Swainson (1789–1855), Te Awakairangi Lower Hutt

1847–55
Collection of the artist

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