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Wallace, John, 1788-1880 :View of Wellington Harbour from Thorndon Beach. 12 July 1845.

Reference Number: B-079-007

Sandy beach in the foreground with Maori and Pakeha standing singly and in groups, (including a man on the right identified as "Robinson"), a sea-chest, a small boat and stacks of wood, jetties at the water's edge, several Maori canoes and ships in harbour identified as the U. S. Brig "Falco", the "Catherine Johnston" and the brig "Bee" (in the far distance).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Wallace, Edward Noel Barraud, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Te Aro Pa, Catherine Johnston (Ship), Bee (Ship), Falco (Ship), Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Thorndon Beach, Wellington Harbour, Whaling, Boxes, Shipping - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Waka, Women, Maori, Men, Maori and Men.

Part of:
Wallace, John, 1788-1880 :View of Wellington Harbour from Thorndon Beach. 12 July 1845., Reference Number B-079-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & pencil 253 x 422 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001415)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: J Wallace pinxt 12 6 1845 [or possibly 12/2 1845]. "Falco" U.S. Brig. Raft of ... and Whale Boat. Maori Girls. Catherine Johnston Cutter. Canoes leaving Te Aro pah. Robinson. Bee Brig.; Backing board recto - beneath image: [in the hand of A. H. Turnbull] Painted by G. Wallace July 12th 1845. "Falco" U.S. Brig. Maori girls. Catherine Johnston cutter. Wellington Harbour - 1845. Robinson. Canoes from Te Aro Pah.; Backing board recto - bottom centre: [in the hand of A. H. Turnbull]: View of Wellington Harbour from Thorndon Beach 12 July 1845 by J. Wallace, father of J. Howard Wallace. [In the hand of Noel Barraud]: A Turnbull with compliments from Noel Barraud - 16/12/12.

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