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Maplestone, Henry, 1819-1884 :[New Plymouth]. 1849.

Reference Number: B-065-002

View looking across the settlement to the Sugar Loaves. Shows bullock teams coming from the beach at the right, and men clearing the bush in the right foreground. In the left foreground a Maori tends three goats. At the centre is Mount Eliot, with the summer residence of Sir George Grey (formerly that of J. T. Wicksteed). The view is derived from "View of Mount Eliot ... " in C. F. Hursthouse's "An account of the settlement of New Plymouth ..." (London, 1849), opp. p.76.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Sir George Grey, Henry Maplestone, Charles Flinders Hursthouse, John Tylston Wicksteed, Sugar Loaf Islands, New Plymouth, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Governors - New Zealand, Roads - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Goats, Bullock teams and Dwellings - New Zealand - Taranaki Region.

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Maplestone, Henry, 1819-1884 :[New Plymouth]. 1849., Reference Number B-065-002 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 305 x 460 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Maplestone is believed not ever to have come to New Zealand. At the time Maplestone dated his paintings, Brees was displaying in London and elsewhere his New Zealand panorama, and Hursthouse was lecturing on behalf of the New Zealand Company.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003161)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: H. Maplestone

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