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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). [central portion].

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-16-2

Central third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows groups of figures on foreshore including man on horseback, man examining ships through spyglass, two small groups of Maori watching, two men smoking long pipes, 14 sailing ships including one rounding Point Halswell, Somes Island with flag flying at its southern end, two Maori craft including one with sails. View extends from Warepori's Village in Pitone at left, to Mount Victoria at right. Features named are: Warepori's village Pitone, Valley of the Hutt, Tararua Mountains, Somes's Island, Pt Halswell (the entrance from the sea), Pt Jerningham, Mr Duppa's house (Oriental Bay), Mount Victoria.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs and Panoramic views, related to Day & Haghe, Colonel William Hayward Wakefield, William Mein Smith, Te Wharepouri d 1842, George Duppa, Smith, Elder & Company (London), New Zealand Company, Point Halswell, Mount Victoria, Wellington Harbour, Point Jerningham, Matiu/Somes Island, Tararua Range, Oriental Bay, Petone, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Horses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Tobacco pipes, Maori - Clothing, Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Telescopes.

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)., Reference Number PUBL-0011-16 (2 digitised items)
Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith., Reference Number PUBL-0011 (29 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 502 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001921)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: [Title]; Recto - Items named in scope and contents note are written indicatively above and below image.; Recto - beneath image: From a sketch taken by Captain Mein Smith R.A. / London, Smith, Elder & Co. Cornhill.

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