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ID: 700001873Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
The blowing up of the Boyd (painting (visual work); Louis John Steele (New Zealand painter, 1842-1918) and Kenne...; 1889; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; 1992-0019-2)
Note: At the time The Blowing up of the Boyd was produced, there was an enthusiastic market for sensationalised pictures of such ‘historical’ events. Louis John Steele and Kennett Watkins, both established New Zealand artists, made this work in that European history-painting tradition.
Titles:
The blowing up of the Boyd (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
painting (visual work) [300033618] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: 1889

Creator Display:
Louis John Steele (New Zealand painter, 1842-1918) and Kennett Watkins (New Zealand painter, 1847-1933) [preferred,VP]
painter Watkins, Kennett (New Zealand artist, 1847-1933) [500179519]
painter Steele, Louis John (New Zealand painter, 1842-1918) [500354683]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, New Zealand) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 1992-0019-2
Credit Line: Purchased 1992 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds
Display Materials: oil on canvas
oil paint (paint) [300015050]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>)
canvas [300014078]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber products, textile materials, <textile materials by process or technique>)

Dimensions: Support 1218 (Height) x 1837 (Width) mm; Sight 1094 (Height) x 1817 (Width) mm; Frame 1586 (Height) x 2207 (Width) mm
Cultures:
New Zealand (New Zealander) (preferred)
European

General Subject:
event (preferred )
landscape
history and legend

Specific Subjects:
warfare [300055314]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), armed conflicts) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
The blowing up of the Boyd........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=36720
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=36720
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