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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. By S. C. Brees, late Principal Engineer and Surveyor to the New Zealand Company. [1. Surveyors' encampment, Porirua Bush]. [2] Mr Molesworth's Farm at the Hutt. [Plate 1, frontis

Reference Number: PUBL-0020-01

Brees with his theodolite and sketchbook, his dog and several other surveyors in a camp in a clearing in Porirua Bush. Brees is sketching a Maori family. Below the main image is a vignette of the Hutt River, with Molesworth's farm and windmill. Molesworth and Ludlam's windmill was not built until 1845, Brees' last year in Wellington, giving a date to the lower view

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Portraits, related to Alfred Ludlam, Francis Alexander Molesworth, Samuel Charles Brees, Lower Hutt City, Porirua City, Hutt River, Ngati Toa, Family, Camps - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Theodolites, Artists, Dogs - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Windmills - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Farms - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Surveyors.

Part of:
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. London, John Williams and Co., Library of Arts, 141, Strand, 1847., Reference Number PUBL-0020 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Hand-coloured engravings on sheet 365 x 261. Single art work

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