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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :View of Port Nicholson from the range of hills west of the Ohiro Valley [ca 1844]

Reference Number: C-126-002

View looking north-east along Wellington's south coast from above Ohiro Bay, past Island Bay and towards the Harbour entrance. In the foreground, amongst bush and low scrub is a party of six European men, two leading on horseback, one with two dogs. Brees is probably depicting himself and his group of surveyors

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Samuel Charles Brees, Esther M Webb, Owhiro Bay, Wellington Harbour, Island Bay, Horses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration, Dogs - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Surveyors.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :View of Port Nicholson from the range of hills west of the Ohiro Valley [ca 1844], Reference Number C-126-002 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 241 x 508 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-007124)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: title faintly inscribed in capitals in brown watercolour: View of Port Nicholson [fr]om the range of hills west of the Ohiro Valley. The first two letters of 'from' have been trimmed off

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