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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

POLACK, Joel Samuel d. c.1849

POLACK, Joel Samuel d. c.1849

Storekeeper and flax trader in Kororareka [Russell] and Hokianga 1830–37; an educated man with artistic abilities. Wrote New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels… pub. 1838 and Manners and Customs of the New Zealanders pub. 1840 both illustrated with engravings from his own sketches. Gave evidence before the House of Lords Committee on New Zealand 1838, returned to New Zealand c.1840. Went to California 1849 to the goldfields, but died shortly after he arrived there.