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[Mitford, John Guise] 1822-1854 :[The Hobson album]. Entrance to the Harbour, Auckland. [1843]

Reference Number: E-216-f-041

View from above Grafton Gully, covered in dense bush, with fenced hills and Governor Hobson's grave in the cemetery to the left. Government House isleft of centre in the middle distance and three other houses overlooking Grafton Gully are somewhat closer on the right, one of them the home of William Connell, the first Postmaster-General. In the distance across the water, the flagstaff marks Mount Victoria, with Rangitoto beyond that. The flat island further off, left of centre is Tiritiri.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Captain, RN William Hobson, John Guise Mitford, William Connell, Government House (Auckland), Mount Victoria, Auckland City, Grafton Gully, Parnell, Tiritiri Matangi Island, Rangitoto Island, Cemeteries - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Flags - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Native forest - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Tree ferns 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)Watercolour, 161 x 244 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-006800)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: title in ink; also on verso, alternative title in pencil: Entrance to the Harbour, Auckland

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