Digitised Image

Artist unknown :Somes Isl[and] 10 Jan [19]41.

Reference Number: A-375-024

Shows a view of slopes on Somes Island, with fencing and pine trees. The sloping hills converge at a lighthouse at the south end of the island, and beyond is the Wellington City coastline, with Wellington Heads and the Pencarrow Coast in the distance.Monogram signature at lower left may be C.A. or G.A.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Saarland, Wellington Harbour, Matiu/Somes Island, Nationalism - Germany, Germans - New Zealand, Islands - New Zealand - Wellington Region and New Zealand Germans - Evacuation and relocation, 1939-1945.

Part of:
Artist unknown :Somes Isl[and] 10 Jan [19]41., Reference Number A-375-024 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 152 x 208 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Probably painted by a German internee on Somes Island during the Second World War.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [Title, initials and date]; Verso - top right: By German internee; Verso - centre: Deutsch die Saar ("The Saar is German")

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