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Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896 :[The Hobson album]. Government House, Auckland. N.W. view. [1842 or 1843].

Reference Number: E-216-f-005

Shows a view from the road, over the fence, of the first Government House, built in 1842 and destroyed by fire in 1848. The long verandah, the domestic end of the house, is visible along the left side. At the base of the verandah can be seen the oeil de boeuf (ox-eye shaped) windows of an excavated cellar. A small row of shrubs is to the right of the house, on the lawn. Mount Eden rises behind and to its right on the skyline can be seen the Britomart Barracks.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Edward Ashworth, Britomart Barracks (Auckland), Government House (Auckland), Princes Street, Gardens - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Fortification - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Public buildings - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Governors - New Zealand, Porches - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845], Reference Number E-216-f (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Ink and watercolour, 172 x 283 mm.. Single art work

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