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National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue

Sir John Francis Julius Von Haast

Sir John Francis Julius Von Haast

Sir Julius Von Haast, K.C.M.G. (1822-87) was born near Bonn, in Germany, and came to New Zealand in 1858. For some years he explored and surveyed large districts in New Zealand, and in 1868 was appointed director of the Canterbury Museum. He was the first professor of geology and palaeontology in New Zealand, and received several high honours in the field of science.

314            SAMUEL BUTLER'S COTTAGE (water colour)

Lent by the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington