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Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :The beach near Major Baker's residence, Wellington. Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 18.[number] 53. Drawn by S C Brees, late principal surveyor to the New Zealand Company. Engraved by Henry Melville. [1847]

Reference Number: A-343-001-1

A view along a beach (now Thorndon Quay) looking towards Kaiwharawhara and Wadestown, with the road to to Wadestown shown winding up the hill in the background. There are houses at the beachfront on the left, mostly at the top of the low hill above the beach. Major Baker's house appears as a roof only, with a tree in front of it. A couple on horseback is in the foreground and a Maori man, woman and child stand at the left.

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1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Richard Baker, Samuel Charles Brees, Tinakori Hill, Wellington Harbour, Thorndon, Wadestown, Wadestown Road, Kaiwharawhara, Thorndon Quay, Whanau, Beaches - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Horsemanship and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 18. 53. The beach near Major Baker's residence, Wellington. 54. Makaenuku Pa, district of the Hutt. 55. The barracks Thorndon Wellington. Drawn by S C Brees, late principal, Reference Number A-343-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Hand-coloured engraving, 75 x 130 mm on sheet 380 x 280 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

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