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Saxton, John Waring 1806-1866 :The town and part of the harbour of Nelson in 1842, about a year after its first foundation / drawn by John Saxton Esqr; Day & Haghe lithrs. London, Smith Elder & Co., [1845]. [Central section]

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-06-2

Shows and names important features: Printing Office of the Nelson Examiner, jail, immigration barracks, survey office, church, hospital, courthouse, government offices, bank, and several private dwellings and other landmarks. Also shows surveyors at work, settlers camping, building a house and working the land.

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1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to John Waring Saxton, Henry Augustus Thompson, William Curling Young, Alexander McDonald, Rev Charles Lucas Reay, Frederick Tuckett, Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle (Newspaper. 1842-1873), Nelson City, Dwellings - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Nelson Region (N.Z.) - Emigration and immigration, Prisons - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Hospitals - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Banks and banking - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Public buildings - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Dikes (Engineering), Newspapers, Courts, Building, Surveying - New Zealand - Nelson Region, Clearing of land, Printing, Tents, Laundry and Cookery.

Part of:
Saxton, John Waring 1806-1866 :The town and part of the harbour of Nelson in 1842, about a year after its first foundation / drawn by John Saxton Esqr; Day & Haghe lithrs. London, Smith Elder & Co., [1845]., Reference Number PUBL-0011-06 (3 digitised items)
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)Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured 245 x 453 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: John Saxton arrived in Nelson in 1842.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Central sectionIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002480)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - above image: THE TOWN AND PART OF THE HARBOUR OF NELSON IN 1842, about a Year after its first foundation.; Recto - above image: Separation Point between Blind Bay and Massacre Bay / Auckland Point / Boulder Bank forming Nelson Haven ; Recto - beneath image: Jail Company's Immigration Barracks / Survey Office and Temporary Church Company's Hospital Immigration Office / and Depot House of / Mr Tuckett / Chief Surveyor Court House and / Government Offices House of the late / Mr Thompson / Police Magistrate House of Mr McDonald / Banker, late Sheriff Bank Residence of the late W. C. Young Esqre / now that of the Revd. Reay ; Recto - beneath image: Drawn by John Saxton Esqr / London Smith Elder & Co. Cornhill

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