Abraham, Caroline Harriet, 1809?-1877 :Wellington from the burial ground, by the wife of Bishop Abraham [ca 1868].

Abraham, Caroline Harriet, 1809?-1877 :Wellington from the burial ground, by the wife of Bishop Abraham [ca 1868].
Date
1868 - 1870
By
Abraham, Caroline Harriet, 1809?-1877
Ref
A-329-009
Description

Shows a general view of Wellington Harbour, probably from the position of the Bolton Street Cemetery. There are several dwellings in the foreground, a flagpole on the foreshore at the left, near a wharf which juts out into the harbour. The flagpole probably marks the site of Government House. On the foreshore at centre right, is a building with a square turret, with a pointed roof, probably on Lambton Quay

The house roof in the left near section adjacent to bushes and trees may be those of the house of Robert Park. His house was adjacent to and below the Bolton Street Cemetery

Inscriptions: Mat recto - beneath image - [Title]; (On edge of frame now discarded) - suggested date of around 1868.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour, 177 x 254 mm.

Provenance: Previously owned by Mr Handley Thomson, Silverstream.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour, 177 x 254 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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