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Gordon Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 :The Kawau looking towards Auckland. Jan[uary] 9th 1877.

Reference Number: D-022-010

Shows Mansion House Bay also called Bon Accord Harbour, on Kawau Island, with the Mansion House, a flagpole on the water's edge, the wharf and a paddlesteamer approaching the shore. The view is framed by pohutukawa trees which are identified in a caption in the left foreground. The coastline of Auckland is in the far distance.The Mansion House is shown at a time before the verandah extension was built.The work is signed at lower right by the artist, and also by Sir George Grey ("G.Grey") and Lavinia Coates, the sister of Grey's banker friend Sir James Coates.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming, Sir George Grey, Lavinia Coates, Mansion House (Kawau), Bon Accord Harbour, Kawau Island, Pohutukawa, Governors - New Zealand, Bays - New Zealand - Northland Region, Native forest - New Zealand - Northland Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Northland Region and Paddle steamers.

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Gordon Cumming, Constance Frederica, 1837-1924 :The Kawau looking towards Auckland. Jan[uary] 9th 1877., Reference Number D-022-010 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 400 x 590 mm (sight). Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-010068)

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