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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Wesleyan Mission premises, Wellington, New Zealand [Engraved by] E Whimper [London] 1852

Reference Number: B-051-018

Shows chapel, school, etc which were destroyed in the 1848 earthquake. Also shows the house of Mr William Brewer on the right, the Bank Hotel beyond that and the theatre among the cluster of buildings in the background. Copied from the engraving by Henry Melville after S C Brees entitled Wesleyan Chapel & Mission house, Wellington, published London, 1847, from a watercolour done in 1845

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Engravings and Cityscapes, related to Henry Melville, William Vitruvius Brewer, E Whimper, Samuel Ironside, Robert Stokes, Samuel Charles Brees, Boulcott Street, Manners Street, Methodist church buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Theatres - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Horses, Maori, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Horsemanship and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Wesleyan Mission premises, Wellington, New Zealand [Engraved by] E Whimper [London] 1852, Reference Number B-051-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving (hand-coloured) 203 x 228 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: The chapel was in Manners street. Built 1844 from a design by Robert Stokes. Boulcott street (the path up the hill) is visible in the background

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