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Artist unknown :White Island and old Forbury house and stables as it was in April 1857.

Reference Number: A-306-001

Watercolour of White Island shows view of headland in middle distance, with house and outbuilding at right and cabbage trees and cattle further left. In the distance is a small island.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Valpy family, William Henry Valpy, Caroline Valpy, St Clair, White Island, Farms - New Zealand - Otago Region, Cliffs and Farmhouses - New Zealand - Otago Region.

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Artist unknown :White Island and old Forbury house and stables as it was in April 1857., Reference Number A-306-001 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 160 x 241 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: The Forbury homestead was built by William Henry Valpy in the early 1850s. Forbury was the old name for St Clair, and was named after Valpy's birthplace near Reading,Berkshire. Valpy's widow lived in the house with her brother the Reverend Charles Jeffreys and his family from 1852 until they moved to other Valpy properties in and around Oamaru in the 1860s.

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Other copies available: Colour laser printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007673)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - [Title]

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