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Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Study of canoes. Maories taking kumaras (sweet potatoes) to market. [Wellington Harbour? Between 1854 and 1856]

Reference Number: E-455-f-082-2

Looking across Wellington Harbour towards Somes Island, probably from Thorndon Beach, with eleven or twelve small canoes in the water, some visibly laden with kumara. A child is seated on the shore in the foreground, with a sack beside him or her

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Pearse, Thorndon Beach, Matiu/Somes Island, Maori - Commerce, Kumara and Waka.

Part of:
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :[Canoes. 1854 - 1856], Reference Number E-455-f-082 (3 digitised items)
Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856], Reference Number E-455-f (76 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & ink, 120 x 320 mm. Art works

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