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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The level country at the South end, looking north of Blind Bay / drawn by Chas. Heaphy Esqr. Day & Haghe, Lithrs to the Queen. London, Smith Elder & Co., [1845].

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-07

Shows site of present Motueka and Lower Moutere townships. At left men drive cattle on horseback. In centre foreground, cattle stand on a small rise with a tree fern, a cabbage tree, and flax. In the middle distance are the mouths of the Motueka river, at left, and the Moutere river at right. In the right distance are D'Urville Island, Stephen's Island, French Pass, and Croisilles Harbour, and in the left distance are Astrolabe Road, and Adele Island.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to Day & Haghe, Charles Heaphy, Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Thomas Allom, Smith, Elder & Company (London), Stephens Island, D'Urville Island, Lower Moutere, Tasman Bay, Adele Island, Croisilles Harbour, Moutere River, Motueka River, Motueka, Rivers - New Zealand - Tasman Region, Pastoral runs - New Zealand - Tasman Region, Tree ferns, Cows, Horsemanship, Flax and Cabbage trees.

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, 2-part panorama, each section with image 241 x 442 mm, on sheet stuck to board 363 x 992 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Heaphy visited the Nelson area in 1841, and settled in the Motueka area in 1842.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Left sectionIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002482)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: Astrolabe Road Adele Island Stephen's Island D'Urville's Island French Pass Croisilles Harbour; Recto - beneath image: Driving Cattle with the Stock-Whip Mouth of MOTUEKA River TI or Cabbage Tree Tree-Fern Mouth of MOUTERE River; Recto - bottom centre: THE LEVEL COUNTRY AT THE SOUTH END, LOOKING NORTH OF BLIND BAY / Drawn by Chas. Heaphy Esqr. / London Smith Elder & Co. Cornhill; Recto - bottom right: DAY & HAGHE LITHRS to THE QUEEN

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