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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View in the Nelson district; Mt. Arthur in the distance no. 6 [1841]

Reference Number: C-025-005

Shows a plain, either in the Waimea area, or more probably in the Motueka Valley, with the Motueka River passing through it. There are felled trees in the foreground, and a Maori food storage storage platform with two levels and curved rat-barriers on its legs. It holds flax kits of food. Mount Arthur (the distinctive conical shape in the centre) and the Tasman Mountains are in the background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Charles Heaphy, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, New Zealand Company, Motueka River, Arthur, Mount, Motueka, Food storage buildings, Maori - Food, Maori kete and Timber industry - New Zealand - Tasman Region.

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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View in the Nelson district; Mt. Arthur in the distance no. 6 [1841], Reference Number C-025-005 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 343 x 496 mm. Horizontal imageSingle 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-002093)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Title. Also signature Chas Heaphy, bottom right; Recto - bottom left: No. 6; Recto - above image: New Zealand Company stamp, partly trimmed, bearing date March 1842 (the date of receipt in London)

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