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Hurt, Theodore Octavius, fl 1860-1871 :Above Akaroa. [1869?].

Reference Number: E-501-f-040

Shows partial view of the harbour, a rich turquoise, from a rutted dirt road in foreground, through vegetation. Across the harbour, the hills of Banks Peninsula are in the background. A red-brown cow grazes beyond the road in foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Akaroa Harbour, Harbours - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Roads - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Canterbury Region and Cattle - New Zealand - Canterbury Region.

Part of:
Hurt, Theodore Octavius fl 1860-1871 :[New Zealand views; sketchbook. 1865-1869]., Reference Number E-501-f (71 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s) in sketchbook.Watercolour, 125 x 167 mm.. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Probably painted around the end of the 1860s. The artist is known to have been in the vicinity after the wreck of the ketch (probably the "Crest") in 1868 - his picture of Akaroa Heads is dated 1869.

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001748)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: (On separate label): [Title]

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