Story: Haast, Julius von

The Southern Alps

A watercolour painting of a snow-covered mountain range, with a river in the foreground.

Artist John Gully used sketches by Julius Haast to produce this painting of the Southern Alps from the Godley River. Haast used the painting, and 11 others Gully produced, to illustrate a lecture he gave to the Royal Geographical Society in London in 1864.

Using this item

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

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Peter B. Maling and Simon Nathan. 'Haast, Julius von', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2023. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)