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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The Scotch kirk, Wellington [1844 or 45]. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]

Reference Number: A-109-035

Sea on the left, beach (modern Lambton Quay, near Clay Point, the junction of Lambton Quay and Willis Street), the first Presbyterian Church built in Wellington in 1842, with flag flying, with two other buildings beyond. A group of Europeans and a dog are passing the church and a group of Maori are close to the viewer on the right. Hills behind the buildings. The whole scene and the people are clearly swept by a strong Wellington northerly.

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Engravings and Cityscapes, related to Henry Melville, Samuel Charles Brees, Rev John Macfarlane, St Andrew's Church (Lambton Quay, Wellington), Clay Point, Lambton Quay, Maori, Flags, Winds and Presbyterian church buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 21. No. 62. The Scotch Kirk, Wellington; No. 63 Messrs Clifford's & Vavasour's clearing (Skipwith's) Parerua Bush. ; No. 64. The beach at Te Aro. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved, Reference Number A-109-035/037 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 68 x 101 mm. Single art work

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