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Swainson, George Frederic, 1829-1870 :Burling's, with first view of Wairarapa Valley. Dec. 25 1850.

Reference Number: A-188-057

Shows Henry Burling's house, the first to be built at Featherston, with the opening of the Wairarapa Valley beyond. There is a cabbage tree in left foreground, and two figures stand to the right of the house, whose sloping chimney is smoking.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Pencil works and Wash drawings, related to George Frederick Swainson, Henry Burling, Francis Arnot Blackader Bett, Featherston, Chimneys, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Cabbage trees.

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Swainson, George Frederic, 1829-1870 :Burling's, with first view of Wairarapa Valley. Dec. 25 1850., Reference Number A-188-057 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil, ink, chinese white and wash, on brown paper 151 x 240 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Henry Burling (1801-1911) established the first accommodation house near Featherston (possibly the one pictured).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001050)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Burlings - with first view of Wairarapa Valley; Recto - bottom right: G. Swainson, Dec. 25. 1850.; Backing board verso - centre: Formerly in the Possession Dr. F A. Bett 43 Nile ST, Nelson./ JAMES ANDREW. ICA STN P.B./MASTERTON and/ J. C. ANDREW. /LATE ICA STN. Now / 7 COLLEGE ST. / 29 May 1991 MASTERTON.; Backing board verso - centre: Burling's house; first view of Wairarapa. Decem 1850.

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