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Flint[?], C W fl 1881 :Wharekauri in an early stage of cultivation, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. 1881.

Reference Number: B-139-001

The centre foreground shows a man bent over scything or weeding, and a seated man in hat and red shirt, with Maori kete (?) beside him. At the left foreground is the weatherboard side of a shed, and in the centre background is a substantial homestead and outbuildings, with hilly land formations in right distance. In right foreground is a hat with red band, beside part of a farm implement, perhaps a plough. The largely flat land is dotted with shrubs.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Mary Ecclesia Chudleigh, Augustine Chudleigh, C W Flint, Charles Hirst, Edward Reginald Chudleigh, Chatham Islands, Agriculture - New Zealand - Chatham Islands, Maori kete and Farmhouses - New Zealand - Chatham Islands.

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Flint[?], C W fl 1881 :Wharekauri in an early stage of cultivation, Chatham Islands, New Zealand. 1881., Reference Number B-139-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 162 x 345 mm.. Horizontal image

Historical Notes: Shack on the site at present (1996) could be the one on left, "Te Kooti's hut". - punga logs with old sailingship door. This property and Edward Chudleigh's property in Gisborne remained in a family trust under a brother of Edward (possibly Augustine) until at least the 1950s. The Chudleigh estate papers went to Canterbury Museum. (Information from Mr & Mrs Graham Fenwick, September 1996).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002878)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: 1881 / C W Flint (or Hunt or Hirst); Backing board recto - centre: [Title] / My dearest Edward's present to his Mother; & now in 1882 transferred to her equally dear son Augustine, his beloved Brother: Our beloved Edward's first Run in New Zealand / M.E.C. aetat 87 on the 25th September next, now Aug. 15, 1882

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