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Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Palliser Bay, Wairarapa, &c [with dwelling and figures. ca 1843].

Reference Number: C-126-020

Watercolour shows the south Wairarapa coast, possibly near Te Kopi looking west from near Cape Palliser, with dwellings and probably a whaling station (Wades Whaling Station? as mentioned in the Wellington Spectator of 1844 - quoted in Mita Carter's "Early Palliser Bay" (1982)) in the centre. Several men stand on the steep hillside at the right. The foreground terrain is covered with low scrub.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Mr Wade, Palliser Bay, Te Kopi, Whaling - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Bays - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :[Two works. 1. Palliser Bay, Wairarapa, &c (with dwelling and figures) [ca 1843]. 2. (On verso) Porirua / Paremata whaling station [1842-1844]], Reference Number C-126-020/021 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 227 x 380 mm, with pencil sketch of same size on verso.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Dated from other views of the same area.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009724)

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