Story: Marsden, Samuel

Samuel Marsden

A head and shoulders oil painting of Samuel Marsden

Convict Joseph Backler painted this portrait in oils of Samuel Marsden, in Sydney some time between 1832 and 1838.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: G-620
Oil Painting by Joseph Backler

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:

G. S. Parsonson. 'Marsden, Samuel', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated May, 2013. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 June 2023)