Bookplates -- New Zealand -- Specimens
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
In 'Wesleyan missionary notices 1839-56 (withdrawn stamp).
Pictorial. In: Ingram, 'Shipwrecks', 1936 G525; Verschuur, 'At the Antipodes', 1891. DU21; Wheeler, 'Extracts from the letters', 1839. DU21; Stack, 'South Isalnd Maoris', . DU424.7.
Label. In Chapple, 'Early Days in Whanaganui', 1930.
In Christie, 'Offerings', 1909.
Art Nouveau style black and white design showing a man [William Colenso] reading, and with the text 'Ex Libris R. Coupland Harding DHS'. A skull garlanded with flowers, a butterfly, and a decorated lampstand are included. The initials DHS are thought to refer to David Henry Souter (1862-1935), the noted Australian artist and journalist (source URL http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/biogs/A120026b.htm).
Includes texts "T.E. Donne. Tana Pukapuka", shown as a sign attached to the post of a pataka, and "A Maori store-house for food". In Donne, T.E., 'The Maori past and present', 1927.