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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The Hutt Road taken at the gorge looking towards Wellington. [No.] 22. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. (3rd image on plate 7). [1847].

Reference Number: PUBL-0020-07-3

Shows bushclearing along the path which became the Hutt Road. One man chops at a tree trunk with an axe, while two Maori stand in the path. The tranquil water of Wellington Harbour surrounded by bush-covered hills, show in the distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Henry Melville, Samuel Charles Brees, Wellington Harbour, Hutt Road, Lower Hutt, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Design and construction, Axes, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Tree felling, Clearing of land, Tree ferns and Maori - Clothing.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 7. 20. Residence of his Honor Major Richmond at Wellington. 21. Residence of the Hon[ora]ble Francis Molesworth at the Hutt. 22. The Hutt Road taken at the gorge looking to, Reference Number PUBL-0020-07 (1 digitised items)
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847., Reference Number PUBL-0020 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Hand-coloured engraving, 191 x 160 mm, on sheet 365 x 261 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

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