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[Richmond, James Crowe] 1822-1898 :Horse gear. [Capstans at the entrance to a mine. 1850s?]

Reference Number: C-090-010

Shows wooden framing with two small vertical wheels, and one large horizontal wheel, on a flat hill top, possibly the entrance to a mine-shaft. These wheels are presumed to have been turned by horses. Possibly chimneys in the hazy distance; these may be part of the landscape of a pottery works.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Mary Champion, Sally Clarke, James Crowe Richmond, Dorothy Kate Richmond, Mining machinery, Wheels, Gearing, Horses and Mines and mineral resources.

Part of:
[Richmond, James Crowe] 1822-1898 :Horse gear. [Capstans at the entrance to a mine. 1850s?], Reference Number C-090-010 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 300 x 523 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: May have been painted soon after paper manufacture in 1849, and may depict a scene in England. Richmond arrived in New Zealand in 1851, but made long trips back to England after that.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: Horse gear; Backing board recto - bottom centre: [Provenance notes by Sally Clarke]; Unsigned.; Recto - bottom left: (Cursive, in pencil): y or inverted h

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