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Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :View of the Porirua district from a native potatoe garden. [1841?]

Reference Number: C-011-007

An extensive view from a cleared high spot with a dead tree in the left foreground, looking across bush and hills towards the west coast and the sea. The conical hill in the left background is probably Colonial Knob, with Titahi Bay in the centre background and Mount Cooper, the highest hill in the right background.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to William Mein Smith, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, New Zealand Company, Cooper, Mount, Colonial Knob, Porirua City, Titahi Bay, Ngati Toa, Potatoes and Maori - Agriculture.

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Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :View of the Porirua district from a native potatoe garden. [1841?], Reference Number C-011-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pen and brown ink drawing with touches of blue watercolour 177 x 255 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004526)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: title in sepia ink, with initials WMS. Bottom left, 'Portfolio D'. Top left 'No. 59'. Top right, New Zealand Company stamp, dated Feb 17 1842 (its date of receipt in London).

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