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Bell, Francis Dillon (Sir) 1822-1898 :[Map of the lower North Island] / Francis Dillon Bell, Comm[issione]r for W[estern] District. [1851 or 1852?]

Reference Number: A-195-018

Map from a line across north of Taranaki, taking in Lake Taupo and northern Hawke Bay, down to Cape Palliser. Many inaccuracies of scale and detail. Several areas marked in red, including Wellington, Petone, Somes Island, Entry Island (i. e. Kapiti) "Hatfield" (i.e. Hadfield at Otaki) a "Town" on the "River Wairarapa" with a reference to Brees' report of 1844, a pa north of this with a path marked to Apiti Fall and Awapanui on the Tukituki River in Hawke Bay.On the verso are notes about sales of land and land granted in compensation, Wellington, by order of council 27 June 1851.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Maps, related to Charles Henry Kettle, Sir Francis Dillon Bell, Robert Stokes, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, New Zealand Company, Hawke's Bay Region, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Wellington Region, Taranaki Region, Bay of Plenty Region (N.Z.) - Maps, Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Maps, Maori - Land - European purchases, Taranaki Region (N.Z.) - Maps and Manawatu-Wanganui Region (N.Z.) - Maps.

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Bell, Francis Dillon (Sir) 1822-1898 :[Map of the lower North Island] / Francis Dillon Bell, Comm[issione]r for W[estern] District. [1851 or 1852?], Reference Number A-195-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Ink and watercolour on blue laid paper 320 x 196 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004921)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: Francis Dillon Bell, Commissioner for W[ellington] District. Other inscriptions passim, including dates ranging from 1844 to 1852.

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