Story: Gully, John

Painting of the Southern Alps

Painting of the Southern Alps

In the early 1860s John Gully painted 12 watercolours of South Island mountains and glaciers, including this one, from sketches by geologist and explorer Johann Franz Julius von Haast. These paintings were used to illustrate a lecture given by Haast to the Royal Geographical Society, London, in 1864.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-096-004
Watercolour by John Gully

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How to cite this page:

J. S. Gully. 'Gully, John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2023)