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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :The Wellington Punch [1867]

Reference Number: A-198-003

Drawing for the title page of Punch or the Wellington Charivari, Volume 1, 1868. The central scene is a stage, with Mr Punch as an artist, clad in suit and top hat, a mere over his arm, in front of an easel on which stands a portrait of a Maori woman. A palette is on the ground. He is watched disapprovingly by a soldier (Von Tempsky's self-portrait?), a businessman, a lawyer, a clergyman and a Maori man clad in native dress. Wellington Harbour and the then Parliament buildings can be seen beyond the group.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Self-portraits, related to Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky, Robert Pharazyn, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Punch, or the Wellington charivari, Wellington City, Artists, Lawyers, Satire, Soldiers, Men, Maori and Clergy.

Part of:
[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :The Wellington Punch [1867], Reference Number A-198-003 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pen and ink 280 x 225 mm. Single art work

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