Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :Thorndon Flat and part of the city of Wellington. [April, 1841]
Reference Number: C-025-010
View from Clay Point (the bank above the junction of modern Willis Street and Lambton Quay), with the New Zealand Company flag flying, looking north along the beachline (Lambton Quay) towards a sandspit (Midland Park), past the low hill with the house of Colonel William Wakefield (the site of The Beehive today) to Thorndon, with Pipitea Pa close to the point of land on the waterfront in the distance. There are several ships in the harbour, the largest being the "London". The clearings in the bush on Tinakori Hill are Maori potato plantations. On the beach are a cart being drawn by four bullocks, other carts, small boats and several men.
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Dorset, Colonel William Hayward Wakefield, Edward Main Chaffers, Charles Heaphy, Major Alfred Hornbrook, Dr George Samuel Evans, David Stark Durie, John Patrick Fitzgerald, John Wade, Michael Murphy, R D Harrison, Mr E Losack, William Allen, Luke Nattrass, Daniel Riddiford, Robert Stokes, Richard Barrett, Francis Alexander Molesworth, James Henry St Hill, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Arthur Willis, Harriet (Ship, cutter, fl 1841), Cuba (Ship), London (Ship. Barque. 388 tons), Brougham (Ship), New Zealand Company, Pipitea Pa (Thorndon, Wellington), Emigrant (Ship), Patriot (Ship), Morley (Ship), Heron (Ship), Hay & McHattie Ltd, Jane (Ship), Martha Ridgway (Ship), Elizabeth (Ship), Kate (Ship. 70 tons), Clay Point, Midland Park, Lambton Quay, Bowen Street, Thorndon Quay, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Bullock teams - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Flags - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Courthouses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Libraries - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Prisons - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Barrels, Business enterprises - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Maori - Agriculture, Flax and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.
Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :Thorndon Flat and part of the city of Wellington. [April, 1841], Reference Number C-025-010 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 419 x 612 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
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