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Backhouse, John Philemon 1845-1908 :The ship "City of Auckland" scuttled in Auckland Harbour after being on fire on Jany 24th 1871, from Parnell. 23.2.[18]71.

Reference Number: E-400-f-008

Shows several ships including the "City of Auckland", in Auckland Harbour, beside two wharves. Some dwellings are shown on the shore at left. In the field in the foreground a man watches the harbour, and two goats stand nearby.At the top of the page are decorations for two cornices.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to Miss J B Hamblett, John Philemon Backhouse, City of Auckland (Ship), Waitemata Harbour, Parnell, Cornices, Goats, Fires and Ships - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
Backhouse, John Philemon 1845-1908 :Sketchbook [of New Zealand views. 1871-1876]., Reference Number E-400-f (10 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s) in sketchbook.Ink and monochrome wash, 261 x 370 mm.. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: May have been painted from memory, from a previous sketch, or from a photo.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001653)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: J.P.B. / 23.2.71; Recto - beneath image: [Title]

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