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Fox, William 1812-1893 :Bird's eye view of Waitoi. [1848]

Reference Number: C-013-001

Shows two figures on near ridge, looking down over the inlet of Picton Harbour at left. To the right are hills, and in the distance can be seen islands and hills in the Marlborough Sounds. There is a small area of cleared land with dwellings in the port area to the left, the earliest European buildings in Picton. The New Zealand Company stamp, dated 1848, appears in the sky area along with the number 268.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Birds-eye-views, related to Rt Hon Sir William Fox, Picturing Paradise; the colonial watercolours of William Fox. National Library Gallery 25 February - 18 June 2000; Hocken Library Dunedin 11 September - 15 October 2000 (Exhibition), Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Treasures in Trust (Exhibition), New Zealand Company, Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton, Dwellings - New Zealand - Marlborough Region and Harbours - New Zealand - Marlborough Region.

Part of:
Fox, William 1812-1893 :Bird's eye view of Waitoi. [1848], Reference Number C-013-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 360 x 557 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002890)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: No. 268 [with NZ Company stamp dated "14 July 1848"]

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