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Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Wellington (Lambton Quay end) taken from J. P.'s land on Wellington Terrace [1855]

Reference Number: E-455-f-032-2

Looking south along Lambton Quay and up The Terrace (the track up the hill) from its lower end. Various features are numbered: 1. Flagstaff 2 or 3 miles off (on top of Mount Albert); 2. the barracks (on top of Mount Cook) 3.Clay Point (corner of Lambton Quay and Willis Streets with Plimmer's Ark moored at its base); 4. Captain Sharp's house on the top of Wellington Terrace; 5. The Terrace; 6. Dr T. S. Ralph's house on The Terrace, [no numbers 7 or 8 on Pearse's list, but two empty sections in the foreground are marked 7 & 8]; 9. Noah's [Plimmer's] Ark, 10. Barrett's Hotel (towards the end of Lambton Quay at the foot of the cliff in the middle distance); [no number 11 but Pearse has duplicated number 12 on the flanks of Mount Victoria to the left]; 12. Spot on Wellington Terrace behind J. P.'s office on the Beach - a difficult and dangerous clamber or crawl when a quiet retired cut to the works taken; 13. Front of Deighton's house on The Terrace where J. P. first lodged (a point on the right of The Terrace, part-way up); 14. Where the Kumutoto Bridge has been built. The project emanated from J.P. - roadway continued from Terrace (a flat spot above the small gorge formed by the Kumutoto Stream, modern Woodward Street)

Key terms:
1 image, related to Captain Charles Kingsford Sharp, Richard Deighton, Dr Thomas Shearman Ralph, John Plimmer, Barrett's Hotel (Wellington), Wellington Barracks, Inconstant (Ship), Kumutoto Stream, Mount Victoria, The Terrace, Lambton Quay, Mount Cook, Mount Albert Park, Barracks - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Pearse, John, 1808-1882 :Two views of Wellington from the Terrace [ca 1852], Reference Number E-455-f-032 (2 digitised items)
Pearse, John 1808-1882 :[Album. 1851-1856], Reference Number E-455-f (76 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink and wash drawing on blue paper, 207 x 320 mm. Single art work

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