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Igglesden, Charles Moore 1832-1920 :[View looking from Captain Sharp's garden, Wellington]. Dec. 1868.

Reference Number: C-119-022

Shows in foreground a circular island of garden with a grass border, in the centre of a circular driveway. A gardener kneels to tend plants at the left, and a dog sits keeping him company. At the right is an herbaceous border, in front of the partly obscured Wellington Terrace. Across the Terrace is a wooden house with finials, brick chimney, shingled roof, and a "To Let" sign in the window. Beyond this in the right background is Wellington Harbour and the flat area of Lower Hutt.In the centre background behind the circular garden, is the shingle roof, finial, brick chimney, and H-shaped metal chimney-pot of a neighbouring house, possibly that owned in 1878/79 (see Wise's Post Office Directory) by Joseph Nancarrow. Beyond is a pier projecting out from Lambton Quay, with Midland Point beyond.In the left background is the Boys' Grammar School (with spire) on Clifton Terrace and further north St Mary's Church, Hill Street; on the crest of the hill on the top left now the area occupied by the suburb of Wadestown, is Captain William Barnard Rhodes' house, "The Grange".

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Captain Charles Kingsford Sharp, William Barnard Rhodes, Charles Moore Igglesden, St Mary's Cathedral (Thorndon, Wellington), Goodman Fielder Wattie New Zealand Ltd, The Grange (House, Wellington), Wellington College, Wellington Harbour, The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Catholic church buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Chimneys, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Rental housing, Dogs, Wharves - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Gardening, Schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Gardens - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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Igglesden, Charles Moore 1832-1920 :[View looking from Captain Sharp's garden, Wellington]. Dec. 1868., Reference Number C-119-022 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 384 x 519 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Igglesden was the nephew of Captain Sharp, and was living in Wellington at this time, being commissioned a Lieutenant in No. 1 Company Wellington Militia on 2 December 1868.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001485)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Igglesden - Decr. 1868

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