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Aubrey, Christopher, fl 1870s-1900s :[Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island]. 1879.

Reference Number: C-126-010

Shows the settlement at Bravo Island in Paterson Inlet, with the farm of Dennison Urban ("Yankee") Smith at extreme left, and the house of the Portuguese whaler Manuel Gomez in the centre with three figures in the doorway. There is cleared land in foreground, cows at pasture, a boatshed (to the left of Smith's beached boat - the "Bravo"), a cowshed at the extreme right, a sandspit at the extreme right beside the inlet in the right background. Two clay cliffs on the far bank are reflected in the water. The details listed are taken from John Hall-Jones "Stewart Island explored" 1994 - ATL has at NZ&P 993.1 HAL 1994.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Smith family, Dennison Urban Smith, Manuel Gomez, Christopher Aubrey, Bravo (ship), Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Paterson Inlet, Bravo Island, Stewart Island, Cliffs, Boats and boating, Cows and Farms - New Zealand - Southland Region.

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Aubrey, Christopher, fl 1870s-1900s :[Paterson Inlet, Stewart Island]. 1879., Reference Number C-126-010 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 340 x 515 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Painting made by Aubrey in return for hospitality of the Smith family. For more information about "Yankee" Smith, see AT 3/1/2, 1 July 1976.

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-002925)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: C. Aubrey 1879

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