[Park, Robert] 1812-1870 :[Maori dwellings and chapel with whalers' lookout Tutaewera near Kaiwharawhara, Wellington ca 1842]
Reference Number: NON-ATL-P-0004
Palisades of the pa at Kaiwharawhara, at the water's edge, with raupo houses, with verandahs and tree-trunk columns in the foreground, with one Maori man reclining in the left foreground and a woman and child seated by one of the whare. Two canoes, with Maori chapel of raupo beyond them in the middle ground and a European yacht beyond that. On the background hill to the right, the whalers' lookout "Tutaewera", aand on the central hill, a zig-zag Maori path running up the Ngaio Gorge area. The background range shows British Peak on the left and Mount Kaukau on the right.
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[Park, Robert] 1812-1870 :[Maori dwellings and chapel with whalers' lookout Tutaewera near Kaiwharawhara, Wellington ca 1842], Reference Number NON-ATL-P-0004 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 photograph(s)[Photograph of] watercolour, size unknown. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: See article about this picture in Kapa-Mana News 20 August 1980, by William Secker. The painting is pre-1845, since the Hutt Road is not yet formed. The architecture of the raupo huts on the left shows the whalers' influence, with the tree-trunk verandah posts. If the attribution to Robert Park is correct, the work could be as early as 1840.
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