Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook
FISCHER, Dr Carl
German homeopathic doctor in Auckland in 1850s, later in Thames. He was friendly with von Hochstetter and a chromolithograph in Hochstetter's book on New Zealand is after a drawing by Fischer. The original building on what is now the Grey Dene property in Takapuna was Fischer's retreat “Flore Zee” on Lake Pupuke and was visited by von Hochstetter.