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[Johnson, John] 1794-1848 :The first Government Settlement on the Waitemata River, 1st October 1840.

Reference Number: E-216-f-115

Two sailing ships (the Anna Watson and the Platina) in Auckland Harbour and a small boat with five people in the foreground. Planks of building timber, another rowboat on the foreshore and groups of tents on the higher ground to the left and on the skyline above cliffs. A red flag (the Red Ensign?) flying on a point at the top of the cliffs. The tent closest to the shore belonged to Captain Rough.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to David Rough, Platina (Ship), Anna Watson (Ship), Official Bay, Waitemata Harbour, Tents - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Building materials, Flags - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Colonization.

Part of:
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845], Reference Number E-216-f (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour, 130 x 195 mm. Single art work

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