Moreton, Samuel Horatio 1845?-1921 :Mitre Peak, Milford Sound 1914
Reference Number: B-003-022
View from a high mountain towards Mitre Peak, sheathed in mist
Moreton, Samuel Horatio 1845?-1921 :Mitre Peak, Milford Sound 1914, Reference Number B-003-022 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 483 x 351 mm. Single art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - [In pencil in the artist's hand - title and] To see this view of the mountain it is necessary to take a climb some 500 feet up the Barren Peak Range abutting Fresh Water Basin. The altitude from the water's edge is 5640 ft and certainly is the conspicuous mountain of Milford Sound New Zealand. By Samuel H. Moreton, 198 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch, N. Z. [Then follows in ink, in a shaky, older hand] Dunbar Sloane Wellington, no. 179. To R. I McIntosh (Moreton) @ $200. [Then in ink, in another hand] C. E. Claydon. [there is also an auctioneer's label, 179, on the backing board].
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