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[Swainson, William] 1789-1855 :Rhodes Farm, Porirua. [1849?]

Reference Number: A-187-053

A cluster of rough huts, with a fence in a bare plain close to the harbour. A road runs to the right and a group of four people stands in the distance

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to William Swainson, Rhodes family, Porirua City, Ngati Toa, Farmhouses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Flax - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
[Swainson, William] 1789-1855 :Rhodes Farm, Porirua. [1849?], Reference Number A-187-053 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil on toned paper, 95 x 140 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: William Barnard Rhodes was involved with the purchase of lands in Waikanae, Porirua and Wellington from the Te Ati Awa and Ngati Toa tribes. Many of these purchases were later disputed by the tribes concerned. Rhodes had also invested heavily in trading and whaling operations in the Kapiti and Wellington districts as well as Northland.

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-006673)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: title

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