Cooper, Alfred John 1831-1869 :Waiparu-paru. Mohaka 1860 Mouth of Mohaka. Sims' Public House in foreground. Riddle's woolshed and craft in the distance.

Cooper, Alfred John 1831-1869 :Waiparu-paru. Mohaka 1860 Mouth of Mohaka. Sims' Public House in foreground. Riddle's woolshed and craft in the distance.
Date
1860
By
Cooper, Alfred John, 1831-1869; Mouton, W J (Mr), active 1969
Ref
A-235-011
Description

Shows Marion Sim, wife of John Sim, feeding horses. The public house, or hotel was run by brothers John and Andrew Sim.

Exhibited in 'Two centuries of New Zealand landscape art' Exhibition at Auckland City Art Gallery, 2 February - 22 April 1990.

Exhibited in 'Treasures in Trust' exhibition to celebrate 75th anniversary of the Alexander Turnbull Library in 1995.

According to N.Z. Historic Places, no. 46, Dec 1993, p. 17 "There has been a public house at Mohaka since 1859 or before. The first was established by John and Marion Sim on the south side of the mouth of the Mohaka river, opposite the large Maori community centred round the Te Huke and Hiruharama Pa. In 1859, when the postal service was established between Napier and Wairoa, the pub was already there. The Sims were running a ferry and operated the post office from the pub. They appear to have been recently married and to have emigrated from Scotland."

Other Titles - Waiparuparu

Inscriptions: Mount recto - [in Lavin's hand] Mouth of Mohaka. Sims' public house in foreground. Riddle's woolshed and craft in the distance; Recto - bottom right - AJC; Recto - bottom left - Waiparu-paru Mohaka 1860.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour 144 x 228 mm

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