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Pemberton, Robert :Ground plan of the model town for the happy colony. To be established in New Zealand by the workmen of Great Britain. Designed by Robert Pemberton, FRSL. Charlotte Delia Pemberton delt. London, Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, [18

Reference Number: Plans-80-0777

Bird's-eye view of a model town, designed in a series of radiating circles. 'The first circle, and area of fifty acres, contains the four Colleges, with Conservatories, Workshops, Swimming Baths and Riding Schools adjoining. Also the Educational Circles, such as the Terrestrial and Celestial Maps, laid down on the ground, the Groves embodying History, and the Muses, and Mythology, the Botanic and Horticultural Gardens, and the Geometrical forms &c and the Miniature farm in the centre. The second circle contains the Manufactories, and Public workshops. All the ground enclosed by the houses are orchards. The Arboretum and Horticultural gardens occupy the fourth circle. The outer circle is the Park, three miles in circumference. The public buildings are coloured in [crimson] Lake, the churches in dark red, and the Dwelling houses in grey.'

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1 image, categorised under Pencil works, Architectural drawings and Birds-eye-views, related to Robert Pemberton, Charlotte Delia Pemberton, Day & Son, Education, Colonization, Utopias and Socialism.

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Pemberton, Robert :Ground plan of the model town for the happy colony. To be established in New Zealand by the workmen of Great Britain. Designed by Robert Pemberton, FRSL. Charlotte Delia Pemberton delt. London, Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, [18, Reference Number Plans-80-0777 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 plan(s)Chromolithograph, 978 x 755 mm. Single plan

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