Cordys

John Howard Nicholson (1855-1930)

Estimate: $300 - $600


Lot Description

John Howard Nicholson (1855-1930), 'Coal Hulks' (Port Nicholson, Wellington), watercolour, signed, 270 x 360mm. Coal hulks were common around some NZ Ports in the early days, use for storage of bunkering coal when steam was in its prime. Provenance: Dr. Neville Hogg (1927-2007), http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1270/2957/ [a renowned collector of early New Zealand topographical material]; The estate of Dr. Gerald Gibb (1924-2017) [Auckland University Professor of Rheumatology and expert on acupuncture and holistic health].