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Preston, James 1834-1898 :[Fishermen at dawn on the South Canterbury coast, on William Rolleston's property at the mouth of the Rangitata River. Between 1881 and 1898]

Reference Number: A-123-028

A seaside view at sunrise, showing a horse grazing in a paddock, a man seated on a hillock in the foreground, a tent and caravan and four men with fishing gear standing outside a weatherboard shed. Two further men are fishing on the right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to William Rolleston, James Preston, Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Rangitata River, Sun - Rising and setting, Horses - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Sheds - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Tents - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Caravans (Trailers) and Fishing - New Zealand - Canterbury Region.

Part of:
Preston, James 1834-1898 :[Fishermen at dawn on the South Canterbury coast, on William Rolleston's property at the mouth of the Rangitata River. Between 1881 and 1898], Reference Number A-123-028 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Ink, watercolour & Chinese white on wove paper 142 x 193 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Suggested date range of execution is derived from the artist's addressing the recipient as "Hon.ble", suggesting William Rolleston was by then a Minister of the Crown, and by the artist's own date of death in 1898.

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003232)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - inscription from the artist to the recipient, wishing the family a happy new year.

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