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Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :The Exchange, Wellington. / Drawn by S C Brees. [Engraved by Henry Melville. London, 1847]. [No] 43, Plate 14.

Reference Number: PUBL-0020-14-3

Shows the Exchange, Reading Room and Town Hall building on the waterfront in Te Aro, with Ridgway's Wharf running out of the picture to the left. In the distance beyond is Rhodes' Wharf and Te Aro Pa. Messrs Simmonds & Hoggard's Mill is shown in the distance on the lower slopes of Mount Victoria. A boat hull is lying on land beside the Exchange building at the right. In the centre foreground two men converse beside a large anchor, and another walks away. At the extreme right two Maori sit talking.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Henry Melville, Samuel Charles Brees, Te Aro, Flags - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Anchors, City halls, Libraries - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Flour mills - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Stock exchanges and Wharves.

Part of:
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 14. 41. Moorings Creek Petoni & the Honble Henry Petre's residence shown in the distance. 42. Banks of the Hutt near Mr Molesworth's farm. 43. The Exchange, Wellington. Dr, Reference Number PUBL-0020-14 (5 digitised items)
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 engraving 80 x 135 mm, on sheet 365 x 261 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

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