Bishopdale in 1874; John GULLY; 1874; 12

Name/Title

Bishopdale in 1874

About this object

Bishop Andrew Suter's home, Bishopdale, sits on top of a hill (centre right) with the Bryant Ranges in the background. Bishopdale is surrounded by four other buildings. The two buildings in the valley indicate where Waimea Road is located today. The edge of the Grampians is visible in the mid-ground at left.

Maker

John GULLY

Date Made

1874

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Nelson landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Trees

Subject and Association Keywords

Religion

Subject and Association Keywords

Mountains/Mountain ranges

Subject and Association Keywords

Colonial

Subject and Association Keywords

Architecture

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Bishopdale

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Bryant Range

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Grampians

Subject and Association Description

The Bishop's residence at Bishopdale was begun by Bishop Edmund Hobhouse and continued by Bishop Andrew Suter. In 1874 the building was operating as the Bishopdale Theological College.

It has been suggested that the original architect may have been Maxwell Bury who also designed the Otago University clocktower building.

Credit Line

The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Founding Donation, gifted by Mrs Amelia Suter in memory of her husband Bishop Andrew Burn Suter in 1895

Object Type

Painting

Object number

12

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