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Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [right-hand portion].

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-16-3

Right-hand third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows Maori group sitting near flagpole at left, smoking long pipes, other Maori figures and three thatched buildings on the foreshore. On centre foreshore is Messrs Ridgways and Co's wharf and stores. At right is Willis Street with the Southern Cross Hotel and further back the Ship Hotel. On the other side of the bay are the Customhouse Office, Post Office, Waitt's Wharf and stores, John Wade's store, the Exchange, and Rhodes's Wharf and store. Willis and Co's store is in the left background near Te Aro Pa. In the distance are Mount Albert and Mount Cook.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs and Panoramic views, related to Day & Haghe, Colonel William Hayward Wakefield, William Mein Smith, John Wade, Isaac Ridgway, Robert Waitt, William Barnard Rhodes, Arthur Willis, Smith, Elder & Company (London), Southern Cross Hotel (Wellington), Ship Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand Company, Farish Street, Te Aro, Wellington Harbour, Willis Street, Cuba Street, Mount Cook, Oriental Bay, Manners Street, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Flags - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wharves, Tobacco pipes, Maori - Clothing and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). Plate IV., Reference Number B-110-056/058 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 453 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: copy negative number for this image is 1/2-137422-F

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Te Aro Flat; Recto - Items named in scope and contents note are written indicatively above and below image.; Recto - bottom right: Day & Haghe, Lithrs to the Queen

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