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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Barrett's Hotel, Wellington [Between 1842 and 1845] Drawn by S C Brees ; engraved by Henry Melville [London, 1847]

Reference Number: A-109-027

Shows Maori on beach, flag flying from hotel (owned by Mr & Mrs Suisted at the time of painting) with a billiard room and Freemasons' hall projecting from the north end of the hotel and a house beyond belonging to Messrs Dorset & Sutton, called Medical Hall. The hills in the distance are the Eastern Hutt hills. 2 jetties on the beach

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Henry Melville, Charles Eberhard Suisted, Mary Emma Suisted, John Dorset, Dr? Sutton, Richard Barrett, Samuel Charles Brees, Lambton Quay, Te Ati Awa ki Poneke, Jetties - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Dogs, Women, Flags, Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Men, Maori.

Part of:
[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 10. Porerua Harbour, 29; Barretts Hotel, Wellington, 30; Archway at Pari-Pari, 31. Engraved by Henry Melville drawn by S C Brees. [1847], Reference Number A-109-026/028 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Engraving, hand-coloured 116 x 187 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour transparencies showing splash of blue paint in sky are from the Library's bound volume in the Rare Books collection, not from this copy.

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