Digitised Image

Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Wellington (Thorndon Flat end) taken from JP's land on Wellington Terrace [1855 or 1856]

Reference Number: E-455-f-032-1

Looking north with two wharves and the north end of Lambton Quay, the flagstaff on the lawn in front of Government House and the houses of Thorndon beyond. Numbered features include 1. In winter, snowy mountains (the Tararua Range in the distance); 2. The Hutt Valley commences (Petone in the distance); 3. Somes Island - Lowry Bay at back; 4. Road to Hutt at foot of the hills (Hutt Road); 5. The Colonial Hospital (just beyond and to the right of the flagstaff); 6. The Church School (St Paul's Church School, the largest building to the right of the flagstaff); 7. Government House - flagstaff to the right; 8. Guard house - apparently lodge to Government House (a small building at the foot of the flagstaff); 9. The Government Offices - Court House, Council Chambers, Police Office beyond and 10. "Wellington" Hotel (late Baron Alzdorf's).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to Charles Ernest Alzdorf, Thorndon, Molesworth Street, Lambton Quay, Wharves - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Two views of Wellington from the Terrace [ca 1852], Reference Number E-455-f-032 (2 digitised items)
Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856], Reference Number E-455-f (76 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink and wash drawing on blue paper, 206 x 320 mm. Art works

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