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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :[Group of settlers on path overlooking beach, probably Wellington Heads from the hills above Houghton Bay. ca 1843]

Reference Number: B-031-007

Probably shows Wellington Heads from Houghton Bay or environs. In the foreground are a group of two elegantly dressed women and a girl with parasols, with three top-hatted men. Beyond them is a fenced area, where a crop is being cultivated by a number of gardeners. There is scrub to the right outside the fence. A large sandy beach is beyond with waves breaking on a rocky headland, with a single large house on the skyline in the middle distnace on the far left. In the background is another bay with a distant headland, probably the entrance to Wellington Harbour.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Samuel Charles Brees, Esther M Webb, Sinclair Head, Baring Head, Houghton Bay, Children, Women, Gardening, Clothing and dress, Men and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :[Group of settlers on path overlooking beach, probably Wellington Heads from the hills above Houghton Bay. ca 1843], Reference Number B-031-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 203 x 348 mm. Single art work

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