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[Heaphy, Charles] 1820-1881 :View of Mount Egmont and the Sugar Loaf Islands. [London, Smith, Elder 1845]

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-01

Taranaki Mount seen from the sea with the Sugar Loaf Islands to the left, and two sailing ships (one possibly intended to represent the Tory) and a Maori canoe. The associated text reads: This is generally the first land in New Zealand made by vessels from England. - Mount Egmont is nearly 9000 feet high. The Town and Settlement of New Plymouth are situated on the farther side of the Sugar Loaf Peak and Islands, which are seen at the extremes of the view.

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1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to Charles Heaphy, Tory (Ship), Sugar Loaf Islands and Taranaki, Mount.

Part of:
Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith., Reference Number PUBL-0011 (29 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured 136 x 165 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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