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Holmes, William Howard 1825-1885 :Wellington, from the beach, Clay Point, April, 1854

Reference Number: D-018-003-a

Shows John Plimmer's wharf and his warehouse, "Noah's Ark", built on the hulk of the wrecked barque "Inconstant". Shows also Barrett's hotel and people in the street, looking north along Lambton Quay (the beachline), with Holdsworth and Knowles also clearly marked. Plimmer Wharf is written on the side of the building above the hull and a flag is flying at the front door of the structure.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Drawings, related to John Plimmer, William Howard Holmes, Barrett's Hotel (Wellington), Inconstant (Ship), Holdsworth, Knowles & Company (Wellington), Lambton Quay, Stores, Retail - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Flags - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Horsemanship - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Warehouses - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Transport workers, Storefronts - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Hotels - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Holmes, William Howard 1825-1885 :Wellington, from the beach, Clay Point, April, 1854, Reference Number D-018-003-a (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photograph(s)Photograph of ink sketch 343 x 787 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Businesses. Plimmers Ark. 1854(DFP-004403)

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