Auckland, New Zealand, from near Government House, 22 Jul 1850
Reference Number: qMS-2081-018a
Vigors' sketch ("No. 8"), made from high ground near Mt Eden, shows the early township of Auckland with the barracks labelled at right, the harbour crowded with sailing ships, the largest labelled "HMS Havannah" together with smaller vessels, and looks northward towards North Head with Rangitoto Island in the distance.Sketch is from Vigor's journal of his voyage on HMS Havannah and is mounted on an inserted page following p 18.
Vigors, Philip Doyne (Lieutenant), 1825-1903 : Private journal of a four months cruise through some of the South Seas Islands and New Zealand in HMS Havannah, Reference Number qMS-2081 (3 digitised items)
Extent: 1 pageInk and grey wash 170 x 225 mm. Manuscript
Historical Notes: Lieutenant Philip Doyne Vigors was an officer with the 11th Regiment of Foot.
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