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Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896 :Government House, Auckland, showing the North Head of Waitemata Harb[ou]r. [1842 or 1843].

Reference Number: E-216-f-015

Shows a view looking across bracken, to the back of the first Government House (built 1842, burnt 1848), with the Waitemata and North Head in the background. There is a sailing ship in the right distance, and a waka with two triangular sails on the harbour. Two Maori sit in the bracken, and their is a goat grazing inb the left foreground. In the right centre background is a raised storehouse (?), and there is a clump of flax in the right foreground.l above Devonport has a flagstaff.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to Edward Ashworth, Government House (Auckland), North Head, Waitemata Harbour, Auckland City, Ferns, Public buildings - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Sailing ships - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Harbours - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Goats, Flax and Dwellings - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Sepia wash, on paper, 85 x 153 mm.. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006273)

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