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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Porerua Harbour [Between 1842 and 1845. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. London, 1847 Plate] 35

Reference Number: E-070-011

According to Brees in his "Pictorial Illustrations": "This view is taken looking towards the north; a whaler named Jackson, resides near this spot, where he keeps a ferry for the convenience of travellers"Shows bare shore in foreground with a Maori family in the centre, two Europeans in the distance on the left and a group of Maori in the distance on the right; the harbour in the middle ground, backed by low hills

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Engravings and Waterscapes, related to Henry Melville, Mr Jackson, Samuel Charles Brees, Porirua Harbour, Ngati Toa, Family, Children, Maori, Women, Maori and Men, Maori.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Porerua Harbour [Between 1842 and 1845. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. London, 1847 Plate] 35, Reference Number E-070-011 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 56 x 417 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: The Ngati Toa tribe still preferred ownership to the entire Porirua harbour area at this time.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000786)

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