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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :View looking down Hawkestone Street, Wellington, with Mr Brees' cottage. [1845 ?]

Reference Number: B-031-021

Shows two-storied house in well-established garden, surrounded with picket fence, with hill behind to the right of the image. A cow and calf are beneath a large tree in the right foreground in Tinakori Road. A large canoe is being rolled on logs and hauled down Hawkstone Street towards the sea by a group of Maori. The harbour is visible in the distance

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Watercolours and Cityscapes, related to Samuel Charles Brees, James Henry St Hill, Esther M Webb, Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Hawkestone Street, Kahikatea, Waka, Men, Maori, Cows, Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Fences - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Gardens - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :View looking down Hawkestone Street, Wellington, with Mr Brees' cottage. [1845 ?], Reference Number B-031-021 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 228 x 381 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: View likely to be taken in 1845, at the end of Brees' sojourn in Wellington, rather than 1842 at the beginning, judging by the well-established appearance of his garden. Brees was Principal Surveyor for the New Zealand Company for this period.

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