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Fox, William 1812-1893 :Port Lyttelton. Passengers by the 'Cressy' landing. Etched by T. Allom. From a drawing by Wm Fox Esq.r. London, John W. Parker, 1851.

Reference Number: PUBL-0001-2

View looking down onto Lyttelton Harbour in September 1850, with a family in the foreground shaking hands with the builder of a house, and other new immigrants making their way up the Lyttelton side of the Bridle Path. Washing on a line to the right, tents and houses, with Mr Godley's house and emigration barracks marked, along with Sumner Road to Lyttelton. The first four immigrant ships to Canterbury are also shown in the harbour, the Charlotte Jane on the left, the Randolph, the Cressy (with sails unfurled) and the Sir George Seymour. Small boats are making their way with passengers from the Cressy to the wharf.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Etchings, related to Rt Hon Sir William Fox, John Robert Godley, Thomas Allom, Charlotte Jane (Ship), Randolph (Ship), Sir George Seymour (Ship), Cressy (Ship), Lyttelton, Sumner Road, Bridle Path, Dwellings - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Building, Immigrants, Tents and Laundry.

Part of:
Fox, William 1812-1893 :Four illustrative views of the Canterbury settlement with descriptions; I. Port Lyttelton. II. Landing of the passengers from the "Cressy". III. Part of the great plain. IV. The Rivers Courtenay and Hinds. / From drawings made o, Reference Number PUBL-0001 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Tinted etching, black and white, 166 x 276 mm. Single art work

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