Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View of the Kahu-Kahu Hokianga River [December] 1839
Reference Number: C-025-020
Shows G. F. Russell's house and timber yard at Kohukohu, Hokianga Harbour, with a ship and a barque, the Francis Spaight (nearer vessel) and the Bolina (on the left) loading kauri spars; and a row-boat hauling spars. On the hill behind is dense native forest.
1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Watercolours, related to George Frederick Russell, Charles Heaphy, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Two centuries of New Zealand landscape art (Exhibition), Treasures in Trust (Exhibition), New Zealand Company, Bolina (Ship), Francis Spaight (Ship), Kohukohu, Forests and forestry, Timber industry and Kauri.
Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View of the Kahu-Kahu Hokianga River [December] 1839, Reference Number C-025-020 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 308 x 429 mm (image), 327 x 450 mm (ruled line) on sheet 409 x 516 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: See Turnbull Library Record vol.22. no.1, May 1989, p.33-40 for an article by Maureen Lander establishing that this view is of Kohukohu and is accurate in its details. The view dates from a trip Heaphy made with other New Zealand Company employees in December 1839, looking for appropriate areas to establish cities. The New Zealand Company's vessel the "Tory", with the artist on board, was in the Hokianga Harbour between 2 and 16 December.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.
Other copies available: Colour printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000657)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title & signature
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