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Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897 :Wellington, N.Z. 1875.

Reference Number: B-159-021

Shows Wellington city and harbour viewed from the area near the top of Vivian Street. A figure in horseback rides along a track curving around the hill slope at the left, and four head of cattle stand on a path amongst willows and other trees at the right. Further away is a road, possibly Abel Smith Street, with buildings including a house with a square turret. A church at left centre near the waterfront appears to be of Gothic design. There are several sail and steam ships in the harbour near Queens Wharf. The Hutt Valley and the snow-capped Tararuas can be seen in the distance.The original watercolour for a chromolithograph published in Barraud's "New Zealand graphic and descriptive" (London, 1879).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Pownall family, Charles Decimus Barraud, Wellington Harbour, Oriental Bay, Vivian Street, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Cattle - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Barraud, Charles Decimus, 1822-1897 :Wellington, N.Z. 1875., Reference Number B-159-021 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour on sheet 250 x 355 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-012841)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board recto - top centre: [Title]; Backing board recto - centre: Eigendom van Mevrouw Pownall [Property of Mrs Pownall]

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