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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pipitea Point, Wellington [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville. Drawn by S C Brees. [London, 1847]

Reference Number: A-109-020

Shows Thorndon beach with palisade and several buildings of Pipitea Pa, with a European cottage just beyond the pa. Groups of Maori and several small canoes are on the beach

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Watercolours and Cityscapes, related to Pipitea Pa (Thorndon, Wellington), Thorndon, Pipitea Point, Thorndon Quay, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Waka, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Fences - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 13. Pipitea Point, Wellington, 38; View looking down Hawkestone Street, Wellington with Mr Brees Cottage, 39; Wesleyan Chapel & Mission House, Wellington, 40. Engraved by H, Reference Number A-109-020/022 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 84 x 135 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: In his text to "Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand" Brees notes: "A native Pa is located upon this point, this situation being a favourite one with the maori's [sic] for hauling up their canoes. The Tarerua [Tararua] range of mountains is shown in the distance from whence the river Hutt rises"

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