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Wills, Alfred, fl 1842-1852 :Moeraki from Otepopo. A. Wills del. Nov. 1848; Bluff Plains [1848]; [Moeraki, woods and cliffs, 1848].

Reference Number: E-333-011

Identifies Bluff Hill; Mr Wills [i.e. the artist, seated sketching to one side, a sunhat on his head]; John McCormack's farmhouse with outhouses in the centre foreground, and in the background, Moeraki, Little Kuri Wood and Te Kuri Wood. Appears to be two or possibly three landscapes on top of one another, with the lowest view looking along Moeraki Beach from the south and the highest view looking along the beach from the north.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to Alfred Wills, Moeraki, Otepopo, Farms - New Zealand - Otago Region, Farmhouses - New Zealand - Otago Region, Otago Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration, Native forest - New Zealand - Otago Region, Cabbage trees - New Zealand - Otago Region and Flax - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895 :[Sketchbook, no. 2] 1848, Reference Number E-333 (20 digitised items)

Extent: 3 drawing(s) on sketchbook page.Ink, 85 x 230 mm, and 100 x 230 mm, on sketchbook page, 135 x 230 mm.. Single art work

Historical Notes: From the sketchbook kept by Mantell during his journey down the South Island as Commissioner for the Extinguishment of Native Titles.

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-004908)

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