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Aubrey, Christopher, fl 1870s-1900s :Ford, Jacob's River n[ea]r Wrey's Bush. 1887.

Reference Number: C-126-007

A covered wagon, drawn by six horses entering a wide river from a stony bank. A lone man on horseback and a dog are swimming half way across the river, ahead of the wagon. On the far side of the river is an empty plain, with tall hills in the background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to William Dawson, Christopher Aubrey, Wreys Bush, Aparima River, Fords (Stream crossings) - New Zealand - Southland Region, Rivers - New Zealand - Southland Region, Horses - New Zealand - Southland Region, Wagons, Roads - New Zealand - Southland Region, Dogs and Horsemanship.

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Aubrey, Christopher, fl 1870s-1900s :Ford, Jacob's River n[ea]r Wrey's Bush. 1887., Reference Number C-126-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour and Chinese white 297 x 523 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005789)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: Ford Jacob's river [nr, i.e. near?] Wrey's Bush. C. Aubrey. 1887. [in black brushpoint]; Backing board verso - bottom left: Belonged to Grandpa William Dawson "May Villa" Dunedin. To Ian & Ray [?] From Mother For Nov. 22.d 1947. 33 Drivers Road, Maori Hill, Dunedin.; Backing board verso - top right: V5127 BSSS [Backing board discarded after conservation of the work]

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