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Hurt, Theodore Octavius fl 1860-1871 :Hokitika, Westland, N.Z. [ca 1865].

Reference Number: E-501-f-002

Shows two men in centre foreground, one sitting against fallen tree trunk, one crouched with hand to face. Behind them, at right a man raises an axe to cut a tree trunk, a fuel-gatherer carries a bundle of greenery and wood, and a man accompanies two pack-donkeys at left. Two men attend to cooking-fire. In the background is a row of tents, shacks, a washing-line and a general store. In the right distance, masts of two sailing ships are visible in the port.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Hokitika, Ships - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Fuelwood gatherers, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Clearing of land - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Gold mines and mining - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Donkeys, Tents, Laundry and Campfires.

Part of:
Hurt, Theodore Octavius fl 1860-1871 :[New Zealand views; sketchbook. 1865-1869]., Reference Number E-501-f (71 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s) in sketchbook.Watercolour, 177 x 240 mm. (rectangular with rounded corners).. Oval image, horizontalArt works

Historical Notes: Date assigned with reference to dated picture of Hokitika Beach by same artist.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001725)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: (On separate label): [Title].

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