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Gold, Charles Emilius 1809-1871 :Entrance to Wellington N.Z. [Between 1847 and 1857]

Reference Number: A-288-032

Dense native bush in the foreground, including tree ferns, possibly Tinakori Hill or Wadestown, with a view of the inner harbour, Evans Bay with Cook Strait beyond and a ship in full sail to the right, Point Halswell at the end of Miramar Peninsula in the centre and another sailing ship sailing towards the harbour entrance on the left. The harbour entrance itself is hidden by Miramar Peninsula.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutant-Colonel Charles Emilius Gold, Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Point Halswell, Miramar Peninsula, Wellington Harbour, Evans Bay, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Ships - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Harbours - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Tree ferns.

Part of:
Gold, Charles Emilius 1809-1871 :Sketches by General Gold, 1846 to 1860, Reference Number A-288-001/040 (37 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & Chinese white, 143 x 232 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003653)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: [photocopy below image, now removed from album page] title in ink

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