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Mundy, Godfrey Charles 1804-1860 :Middle entrance Auckland Harbour [December 11th 1847]

Reference Number: A-161-015

View from the shore with flax bushes and taller trees on both sides, looking towards Rangitoto and North Head, with two large and one small ship in the harbour. The two larger ships are probably H.M.S. Dido and H.M.S. Calliope, mentioned in Mundy's text in "Our Antipodes" vol 3, p. 72. although one of them could be the Inflexible, on which Mundy travelled to and around New Zealand.

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1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Godfrey Charles Mundy, Dido HMS (Ship. 1840s-1850s), Inflexible HMS (Ship), Calliope HMS (Ship), Waitemata Harbour, Rangitoto Island, Tree ferns and Flax.

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Mundy, Godfrey Charles 1804-1860 :Middle entrance Auckland Harbour [December 11th 1847], Reference Number A-161-015 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil 175 x 259 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009935)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board recto - beneath image: By G.C.Mundy. Middle Entrance Auckland Harbour. [possibly written by somebody other than the artist, since the Library's two views by Louisa Mundy also had the inscription "by G.C.Mundy" overlooking Louisa Mundy's initials on the drawings and the attribution to her as the artist of the published lithograph versions in "Our antipodes"]

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