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Liardet, Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn 1799-1878 :View of Hokatiki entrance and the River Hokatiki ... [ca 1870]

Reference Number: B-035-019

View of the Hokitika Bar from the north bank looking south, with shipwrecks, a paddle steamer, jetty and sheds in the foreground, Mount Cook in the distance

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Watercolours, related to Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn Liardet, Aoraki, Hokitika River, Hokitika, Shipwrecks, Paddle steamers, Jetties - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Sheds - West Coast Region.

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Liardet, Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn 1799-1878 :View of Hokatiki entrance and the River Hokatiki ... [ca 1870], Reference Number B-035-019 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 175 x 250 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000195)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - View of Hokatiki Entrance to the River Hokatiki. Distant view of Mt Cook 40 m from coast, 30 m from Hokatiki, 14000 F, seen 100 m on clear day. S. spit dirty gray colour headland of the shore timbered opposite side of the low land densely timbered. Mt Cook gully steep and hazy. The ocean rolls in with fearful surges and has carried away great parts of the township always in danger. The black birch timber grows [text ends here. In ink, in the hand of the artist]

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