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Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :Aglionby Arms (Burcham's) River Hutt [Between 1842 and 1845] Drawn by S C Brees ; engraved by Henry Melville [London, 1847]

Reference Number: A-109-024

Shows hotel by Hutt River, with several other houses, cows on the riverside path to the left, a canoe with a seated Maori in the foreground, a barrel being carried from another canoe or rowboat close to the hotel and a bullock team and wagon in the background. Behind the houses is dense bush.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Engravings and Cityscapes, related to James Nelson Burcham, Henry Melville, Daniel Riddiford, Samuel Charles Brees, Aglionby Arms (Lower Hutt), Lower Hutt City, Te Ati Awa ki Poneke, Stockyards - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Cows, Carriages and carts and Bullock teams.

Part of:
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 3. Lowry Bay District & Road, 6; The Aglionby Arms (Burcham's) River Hutt, 7; Porerua Bay, 8. Engraved by Henry Melville; drawn by S C Brees. [1847], Reference Number A-109-023/025 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 124 x 186 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: Brees in his text to "Pictorial Illustrations" notes: "the nucleus of a village has been formed by Mr Daniel Riddiford, on his section, no.17, in the Lower Hutt, which he has names Aglionby, and Mr Burcham has built an hotel there, for the accommodation of visitors to this fine district ... the white population residing [in the valley of the Hutt] amounted to 644 at the beginning of the year 1845"

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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