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[Smith, William Mein] 1799-1869 :[A road through bush; probably the Hutt Valley during the making of the Petone to Taita Gorge Road in 1842]

Reference Number: B-009-013

Two men resting beside a narrow road newly cleared through native bush, including a tall tree fern, with a river to the left. Could possibly be the Karori or Porirua areas, but more likely to show the making of the road between Petone and Taita Gorge in 1842, overseen by the artist, who was then Chief Surveyor.

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Watercolours, related to Porirua City, Karori, Hutt Valley, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region - Design and construction, Surveying - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Roads - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Wellington Region (N.Z.) - Description and travel.

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[Smith, William Mein] 1799-1869 :[A road through bush; probably the Hutt Valley during the making of the Petone to Taita Gorge Road in 1842], Reference Number B-009-013 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 315 x 228 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000879)

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