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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 48

Department III. — Education and Science

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Department III.

Education and Science.

GroupEducational Systems, Methods and Libraries.

Class 301.

500—Buchanan, John, F.L.S., Geological Survey Office, Wellington—
  • Illustrations of Grasses and Alpine Plants of New Zealand, drawn on stone
501—Burton, Joseph R., Taxidermist to the Colonial Museum of New Zealand, Wellington—
  • Specimens of Taxidermist's art
502—Colonial Museum and Geological Survey Department or New Zealand
  • Director—James Hector, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.S.,
  • Collection illustrating the Geology and Natural History of New Zealand

[For Particulars See New Zealand Hand-Book and Appendix.]

(1-82) Palæozoic Fossils
(83-389) Lower Mesozoic Fossils
(390-654) Upper Mesozoic Fossils
(655-1211) Tertiary Fossils
(1212-1420) Recent Molluscs
(1421-1517) Tertiary Corals and Polyzoa
(1518-1535) Fossil Vertebrate
(1536-1737) Human Period
(1738-1941) Fossil Plants
(1942-2106) Rocks
(2107-2147) Gold Specimens
(2148-2391) Minerals
(2392-2405) Coals
(2406-2424) Crustacea
(2425-2476) Phormium Samples
(2477-2552) Timbers
(2553-2559) Publications, viz.page 29
Geological Reports, 1868-1879
Museum and Laboratory Reports, 1867-1879
On Phormium Tenax
Natural History of New Zealand
Meteorological Reports, 1868-1879
Transactions of the Now Zealand Institute. Vols. I. to IX.
The Grasses of New Zealand
One Hundred Photographic Views of New Zealand Scenery
(2560-2562) Models made by Dr. Hector
New Zealand Topographical
New Zealand Geological
Volcanic System of Ruapehu and Tongariro
(2563-2582) Sketches of New Zealand Scenery by W. M. Cooper
(2583) Casts of Moa Eggs and other objects
(2584) Maps Plans and Sections, illustrating the Geology and Physical features of New Zealand
(2585) Handbook of New Zealand, prepared for the Sydney International Exhibition, by Dr. Hector
503—Enys, J. D., Christchurch—
  • Three cases of Stuffed Birds
504—Gordon, Wm., Wanganui—
  • Three vegetable Caterpillars
505—Haast, Prof. Julius Von, Ph.D., F.R.S, Director of the Canterbury Museum
  • Collection illustrating the Ethnology of New Zealand, selected from the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
  • Ethnology of Pre-historic Races beyond the Australian Colonies. (Stone Implements). Maps and Sections

[For Full Description of This Collection, See Appendix.]

I. Pretraditional Man in New Zealand—The Moa-hunters
A. Rakaia Encampment, Map A.
(1-53) Flakes and Implements of Flint—Obsidian and Chert
(54-68) Polished Implements of Chert and Melaphyre
Found in a Cache near Rakaia
B. Moa-Bone-Point Cave, Banks' Peninsula. Diagram B.
(a) Sand hills near the cave
(69-90) Stone Implements chipped from material on the spot
(91-94) Chipped Stone Tools manufactured from broken polished Stone Implements
(95-117) Chipped Stone Implements from material foreign to Banks' Peninsula
(118-121) Polished Stone Implements
(122-136) Implements chipped or in preparation for polishing, and Polishing Material
(b) Moa-Bone-Point Cavepage 30
(137-143) Stone Implements chipped from material on the spot
(144-149) Material chipped or in preparation for polishing
(150-168) Polished Stone Implements Shag Point Encampment
C. (169-200) Chipped Stone Implements
(201-205) Implements polished or in preparation
D. Maniototo Encampment
(206-230) Chipped Stone Implements of Chert and Obsidian
(231-512) Bones of Moas, &c., collected at the foregoing localities
E. Native Implements
Manufactory, Otakaia Encampment, Otago
(513-540) Stone Implements
(541-559) Remains from Kitchen Middens
F. (560-625) Polished Stone Implements and Ornaments of recent or uncertain date
G. Implements and Weapons of the Moriori or Chatham Islanders
(626-631) Chipped Implements of Stone
(632-651) Polished Stone Implements
(652-655) Stone Knives
H. Implements of the Solomon Islanders
(656-660) Adzes of Stone.
J. Implements of Fijians
(661-674) Adzes of Stone
II. Pre-historic Stone Implements of countries beyond Australasia
K. Palæolithic Types
(675-791) France
(792-808) Great Britain and Ireland
L. Neolithic Types
(809-818) Belgium
(819-828) France
(829-841) Denmark
(842-854) Sweden and Norway
(855-893) Swiss Lake Dwellings
(894-912) Italy
(913-1019) United States
(1020-1022) Mexico
(1023-1030) Egypt
M. Maps, Sections and Drawings, illustrating the Ethnology of New Zealand
1031 Banks' Peninsula District
1032 Sumner Cave
(1033-1034) Rock Paintings—Shelter Cave, Weka Pass
N. Photographs of Objects in Canterbury Museum, Christchurch
1035 Groups of Mammals
1036 Groups of Moa Skeletons
1037 Group of Birds
1038 Group of Mammals of the Rocky Mountains
1039 Group of Animals of the European Alps
1040 Prow of a Maori War Canoe
Skeletons of Moaspage 31
1041 Dinormis maximus
1042 Palapterix Elephantopus
1043 Meionornis Casuarinus
506—Jennings, E., Dunedin—
  • Three Stuffed Mammals (Indian Fox, Monkey and Persian Gazelle)
  • Six Stuffed Birds, viz.: New Zealand Falcon, Virginian Owl, New Zealand Ground Parrot, Swamp Hen, Albatross, Spotted Shag
  • Two specimens (Male and Female) of Trout (Salmo Fario), bred in the Shag River, Otago
507—Zouch, W. H., Ashburton, Canterbury—
  • Case of Stuffed Birds—Two Spoon-bill Ducks, one Mako-moko, one Tui

Class 305.

515—Sydenham Borough Council
  • Chart of Statistics and views of Buildings in the Borough

Class 306.

525—Barraud, C. D., Wellington—
  • Copy of "The New Zealand Graphic"
526—Colenso, W., F.L.S., Napier—
(3)New Testament, printed in Maori in New Zealand, 1837. 1st Copy of New Testament printed in Southern Hemisphere (Edition 5000 copies)
(4)Prayer Book, printed in Maori in New Zealand, 1839
(5)Early Public Papers, viz.:
(1)1st Government Gazette, 1840
(2)1st English Placard, 1836
(3)1st ditto Circular, 1835
(4)1st ditto Prospectus, 1839
(5)1st ditto Proclamation, 1840
(6)2nd ditto Proclamation, 1840
(7)3rd ditto Proclamation, 1840
(8)4th ditto Proclamation, 1840
(9)Treaty of Waitangi in Maori
(10)Statement from Confederate Chiefs, 1835
(6)1st Book printed in New Zealand (epistle to Ephesians and Philippians), February, 1835
(7)1st English Book printed in New Zealand, 1836
(8)1st English Sermon printed in New Zealand (Bishop Selwyn), 1842page 32
(9)Two Maori Almanacs, 1840 and 1843
(10)Letter from Right Hon. Viscount Goderich to the Chiefs of New Zealand

Address from James Busby, Esq., British Resident, to the Native Chiefs (both printed in Sydney, 1833)

(11)Account of Phormium Tenax, by J. Murray, F.S.A., F.L.S., printed on paper made from its Fibre, a.d. 1838

All of these Books printed in New Zealand were composited by the Exhibitor, and some were written, bound and translated by him

527—Logan, John, Dunedin—
  • Files from the first Newspaper published in Otago

Group.—Scientific and Philosophical Instruments and Methods.

Class 307.

535—Hargreaves, Thos., Nelson—
  • Model Wave Power Machine
  • This Machine could be used to compress air, to drive an Air Engine, or to work the Electric Light at any Light House, or for other purposes on the sea coast. No difference would be made in the forward motion by the irregularity of the waves. With a cylinder 20-ft. in diameter and 18-ft. wave per minute, the machine would be equal to 19 horse power, and with 3 waves per minute, each 5-ft. it would give 22 horse power. It has been favourably reviewed in "The English Mechanic and World of Science" of October 22nd, 1875.
536—Sanderson, James, Dunedin—
  • Level Staff for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors
538—Thomson, Thomas, Bluff Harbour—
  • Models of Ships' Compasses, Ships' Anchors—Wind power, Water power

Class 309.

550—Thomson, Thomas, Bluff Harbour
  • Method of Lifting Weights
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Class 313.

560—West, George R., Dunedin—
  • Sample of Music, Lithographed and Printed by Thomas George, Dunedin

GroupEngineering, Architecture, Charts, Maps, and Graphic Representations.

Class 314.

570—Ayers, A., Christchurch—
  • Two views of Christchurch, with statistical information of Canterbury
571—Brown, S., Wellington—
  • Model of Cape Farewell Lighthouse
572—Deverell, Walter, Invercargill—
  • Specimens of Survey Drafting
573—George, Thos., Dunedin—
  • Plan and Soundings of Otago Harbour
574—Holliday, Capt. J., Wellington—
  • Plan of Wellington Harbour
575—Lyttleton Harbour Board
  • Model of Lyttleton Harbour

Breakwaters.—The Breakwaters are formed of nibble stone blasted from the Quarries at Naval and Officer's Points, and deposited on the respective sites as shewn in the model—the outer slopes of both Breakwaters are protected or faced with huge blocks of stone. The Officer's Point, or Eastern Breakwater, is some 2,010 feet in length, with a width of 40 feet on top, and having an elevation of 6 feet above high water spring tide. The Naval Point Breakwater is 1,400 feet in length. The former breakwater has also a timber breastwork built along its inner face for nearly its entire length—known as the Gladstone Pier.

Water Area Enclosed.—The area of water enclosed within the Breakwaters is about 110 acres.

Dredging.—Dredging operations have been proceeding almost uninterruptedly for the past three years, during which period 756,090 cubic yards, or 1,049,725 tons of dredged material, consisting of stiff clay and mud, have been removed, at an average cost of 6¼d. per cubic yard. The Dredging plant used has been a single ladder Dredge and two Steam Hopper Barges, the holding capacity of the latter being 250 tons each. The dredged material is removed by them to a distance of miles, and then deposited. The present depth of water inside the Breakwaters and at the Wharves varies from 16 feet up to 23 feet at low tide. The rise of tide being about 7 feet, vessels up to 2,700 tons can now be safely berthed at the wharves.

Moorings.—Eight sets of Mitchell's Patent Screw Moorings are laid down in the Inner Harbour, capable of holding vessels up to 2,000 tons.

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Berthage Space for Vessels within the Inner Harbour, Lyttelton.—The Berthage Space at the Wharves as shewn in the model is as follows:—
Gladstone Pier 1,740 feet.
Timber Breastwork from Gladstone Pier westward to Naval Point 3,850 feet.
Jetties—Screw Pile Jetty 1,030 feet.
No. 1 Intermediate 800 feet.
No. 2 Intermediate 800 feet.
No. 3 Intermediate 800 feet.
Tunnel Mouth Jetty 440 feet.
Peacock Jetty 800 feet.
4,670 feet.
Making a Total of 10,260 feet, which
would be capable of Berthing the following number of Vessels:—
20 Ocean Ships and Steamers.
20 Barques and Brigs.
6 Intercolonial Steamers.
30 Schooners, &c.

This Berthage space is capable of very considerable extension, by the construction of additional Jetties.

Expenditure on Harbour Works in Lyttelton.—The total amount expended upon Harbour Works in Lyttelton up to the present date is £344,000, which sum includes the purchase of the Dredging Plant, and also of a powerful Steam Tug, built to the special order of the Lyttelton Harbour Board by Messrs. Laird, of Birkenhead.

Railway Lines on Wharves and Jetties.—The whole of the Wharves and Jetties in Lyttelton have lines of rails laid down upon them, and are worked by the Railway.

Graving Dock.—The Graving Dock shewn on the Model is now being tendered for, and when completed will be capable of docking a first-class ironclad. The general dimensions of the dock are as follows:—
Length on Floor 400 feet
Width on Floor 46 feet.
Width on Top 82 feet.
Width of Entrance 62 feet.
Depth on Sill at High Water 23 feet.
Value of Imports and Exports at the Port of Lyttelton:—
The value of Imports for year ending 30th June, 1879 £2,013,193 0 0
(Which includes large imports of Railway Material and American Harvesting Machinery)
The value of Exports (exclusive of interprovincial exports) £1,695,194 0 0
Total Customs Revenue at Lyttelton (exclusive of interprovincial exports) £228,011 0 0
Wool Exported from Lyttelton (exclusive of interprovincial exports) 53,011 Bales.
Grain Exported from Lyttelton (exclusive of interprovincial exports) 52,387 Tons.

Wharfage and Port Dues, Receipts, 1878.—During the year 1878 the Wharfage and Harbour Dues in the Port of Lyttelton amounted to £29,113.

Shipping Returns, Lyttelton, for Year ending 30th June, 1879:—
No. of Vessels. Tonnage.
Foreign Vessels—Outwards 210 99,025
Intercolonial Vessels—Outwards 1,601 255,888
Foreign Vessels—Inwards 208 100,234
Intercolonial Vessels—Inwards 1,627 258,537

Panoramic Photograph of the Harbour of Lyttelton.—A Photographic view of the Harbour of Lyttelton accompanies the Model, and shews the works already married out by the Lyttelton Harbour Board.

General.—The Port of Lyttelton, which is situate on the north-western side of Banks' Peninsula, having an opening to the north-east, is the chief seaport town of the Provincial District of Canterbury. This district comprises some 8,693,000 acres, a large proportion of which is fine agricultural land, intersected by lines of railway, some 400 miles in length. The population of Canterbury, by census taken in the early part of the year 1878, was 91,922.

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Year. Wheat. Oats. Barley. Potatoes. Acres. Bushels. Average Yield Acres. Bushels. Average Yield Acres. Bushels. Average Yield Acres. Tons. Average Yield Tons.1876 57,500 1,770,363 30 2/3 72,522 2,888,683 30¾ 16,820 620,699 37 3,140 17,895 5 2/3 1877 92,417 2,707.627 29 1/3 70,032 2,106,800 31½ 16,047 505,700 31 1/3 3,423 19,886 5¾ 1878 147,197 3,399,353 23 86,728 2,396,483 27¾ 13,757 335,733 24¼ 4,419 26,786 6 1879 173,895 3,621,820 21 128,384 3,237,462 25 17,062 371,009 21¾ 4,613 26,766 5 7/8

Canterbury Agricultural Statistics for the Past four Years:—

The number of Sheep now depastured within the Canterbury District is 3½ millions.

Two years and a half ago the Lyttelton Harbour Board was constituted, and since that time all matters connected with the Harbour have been dealt with by the Board.

576—Macgeorge, Leslie Duncan, Clyde, Vincent County—
  • Plan of Suspension Bridge over River Clutha
577—O'Connor, E., C.E., Hokitika—
  • Plans and Photographs of Nelson Creek Water Race
578—Rose, John, Dunedin—
  • Model of Breakwater

Class 319.

585—Spreat, W. W. J., Wellington—
  • Litho. Map of Otago, by the Exhibitor

Group.—Physical and Moral Condition of Man.

Class 322.

590—Burnside, H., Dunedin—
  • Model of the Residence of Hon. R. Campbell, Otekaika
591—New Zealand Government, Wellington—
  • Maori Carved House, "Matatua," from Whakatane