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[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Onehunga. Manakau N.Z. The western part of Auckland N.Z. [ca 1863?]

Reference Number: WC-011

Looking down to Manukau Harbour, with a sailing ship at a breakwater on a point of land to the left, and small craft at a jetty on the right. A few houses strung along shore with sections laid out in the foreground and a small church to the left. Mangere mountain is in the middle distance with Puketutu Island to the right. The background volcanoes are Ihumatao, near the modern airport. Two women, one with a parasol, and a man are gazing at the view from a low hill in the foreground

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Rt Hon Sir William Fox, Picturing Paradise; the colonial watercolours of William Fox. National Library Gallery 25 February - 18 June 2000; Hocken Library Dunedin 11 September - 15 October 2000 (Exhibition), Onehunga, Manukau Harbour, Mangere, Women, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Church buildings - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Umbrellas and parasols and Dwellings - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Onehunga. Manakau N.Z. The western part of Auckland N.Z. [ca 1863?], Reference Number WC-011 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 234 x 342 mm. Single 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-006591)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On separate label, once part of the backing board. Title in pencil. The first four words have been written over the erased fuller title including the words 'The western part of Auckland'

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