Digitised Image

Artist unknown :Port Nicholson in 1846.

Reference Number: A-138-062

Shows H.M.P.S. "Driver" in left profile at right, and the barque "London in left profile at left. On the shore, visible between the two ships are several buildings and the flagstaff at Flagstaff Hill.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works and Ship portraits, related to James Cowan, Captain Joseph Gibson, London (Ship. Barque. 388 tons), Driver HMS (Ship), Flagstaff Hill, Wellington Harbour, Flags - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Gunboats, Ships, Paddle steamers and Cargo ships.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Port Nicholson in 1846., Reference Number A-138-062 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil and indelible pencil on watercolour paper, 195 x 330 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Notes on verso indicate that the artist may have been a crew member on board the barque "London".

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-002964)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top centre: Port Nicholson in 1846; Recto - beneath image: Joseph Gibson Commdr & 3 officers. Wife , Sisters./ London Bq. 480 tons a big little ship. / Year 1846 / Barret' Pub / Maori Chief prisoners on board - H.M.P.S. Driver with Life Boats on top of paddle boxes.; Verso - centre: Joined "London" Oct 1844 / appointed for 5 years to Joseph Gibson - / 1. Voyage to Bombay - / 2. Ditto to Sydney - put into Mother Bank Christmas 1845 - on a/c of gales in Channel - there about 2 weeks - then had a [start?] left for Sydney - discharged our cargo then sailed for Wellington with Cattle

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