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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. [The Panorama Plate (Plate "22"), top image]. Panorama of Wellington, Port Nicholson, taken upon Thorndon Flat. [1847]. Drawn by S. C. Brees ... engraved by Henry Melville.

Reference Number: PUBL-0020-22-1

View taken from the terrace in the garden of Dr George Samuel Evans, whose residence is shown in the left foreground. The first house below this on the hill at left, is that of Mr Mocatta. Beyond that house, rather indistinctly, are the New Zealand Company's Survey Offices, Stores, and the Emigration Houses; Messrs Clifford and Vavasour's Establishment, &c., &c. The Hutt Valley is in the distance, with the Hutt Road shown at the left of the harbour. In the centre, the large group of buildings comprises the Supreme Courts, Major Richmond's and the Government Offices; the Thistle Inn, Major Hornbrook's Stores, &c., and a little further to the right, the back of Barrett's may be seen by the side of the harbour. Further along is Mr Fox's house (under a vessel sailing into Lambton Harbour; Colonel Wakefield's residence, with the flagstaff, is a little further to the right, on rising ground, and at a greater distance. Passing on, the eye ranges down the beach to the house at Kuma Toto; Windy Point a little beyond, and Te Aro Flat in the distance.The large roof seen just to the right of Colonel Wakefield's flag-staff, is the Church of England, and the foreground on this side is finished by the residence and grounds of Mr Chetham Strode, which joins Dr Evans' premises.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Henry Melville, Colonel William Hayward Wakefield, Rt Hon Sir William Fox, Major Alfred Hornbrook, Solomon Mocatta, Dr George Samuel Evans, Alfred Rowland Chetham Strode, William Joseph Vavasour, Sir Charles Clifford, Samuel Charles Brees, Barrett's Hotel (Wellington), Thistle Inn (Wellington), New Zealand Company, Wellington Harbour, Thorndon, Immigrants - Housing, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Panorama of Wellington, Port Nicholson, taken upon Thorndon Flat. Te Aro Flat, Wellington, from near Captain Sharpe's residence; Panorama taken from the top of Mount Victoria, Port Nicholson. Pictorial illustrations of, Reference Number PUBL-0020-22 (1 digitised items)
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847., Reference Number PUBL-0020 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Hand-coloured engraving, 77 x 513 mm., on sheet 365 x 261 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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