Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [left-hand portion].

Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [left-hand portion].
Date
1842
By
Day & Haghe (Firm); Smith, Elder & Company; Smith, William Mein, 1799-1869
Ref
PUBL-0011-16-1
Description

Left one-third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows houses along foreshore of Lambton Quay and Thorndon. Shows Tinakore [sic] Range, Kai Wara Wara [sic], Nga Hauranga [sic], the Terrace, Willis & Co.'s store, Kumu Toto Point and Pa, Doctor Evan's house, Colonel Wakefield's house, Barrett's hotel, Medical hall, Company's Emigration Barracks, and Government flagstaff.

Immigration Barracks were established in 1840 to shelter the early immigrants from Britain on first arrival. They were on Thorndon Flat, on the site of modern Hobson Street, close to where it crosses the motorway. Early drawings suggest they comprised a group of 8 barracks enclosed by a fence.

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - Thorndon Flat; Recto - Items named in scope and contents note are written indicatively above and below image.

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 457 mm.

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Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Panoramic views, Albums, Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 457 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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Day & Haghe (Firm). Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [left-hand portion].. Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith. London, Smith Elder & Co, 1845.. Ref: PUBL-0011-16-1. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23221896

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