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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Porerua Harbour Drawn by S C Brees; engraved by Henry Melville. Plate 10, no 29. [1847]

Reference Number: A-109-026

A man and dog in right foreground, a herd of cattle, several buildings on the shore of the harbour and hills in the background

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Henry Melville, Samuel Charles Brees, Joseph Toms, Polynesian Company, Porirua Harbour, Ngati Toa, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Whaling - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Cattle.

Part of:
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 10. Porerua Harbour, 29; Barretts Hotel, Wellington, 30; Archway at Pari-Pari, 31. Engraved by Henry Melville drawn by S C Brees. [1847], Reference Number A-109-026/028 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 74 x 129 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: According to Brees in "Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand" p.19 "This view is taken looking towards the south and shows Thoms' Whaling station and Paramata Pa at a short distance off, upon the right in the picture; also Captain Hay's house, and Cameron's, a Highlander, who had charge of the cattle dispastured there, and belonging to the Polynesian Company"

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000728)

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