[Williams, John] d 1905 :View of the Waimati from the road to Poka Noi and Waka's pa. [1845]

[Williams, John] d 1905 :View of the Waimati from the road to Poka Noi and Waka's pa. [1845]
Date
1845
By
Williams, John, -1905?; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
A-079-018
Description
An extensive view at Waimate North, with a windmill, the mission station and the church on the horizon. Bracken in the foreground and a rutted dirt road running away into the distance. Fenced paddocks to the right and three small people walking away on the road to the left. Several dead trees in the foreground. Compare a very similar work by Cyprian Bridge at A-079-035 The work appears to have been part of a sketchbook at an earlier stage, with signs of having been bound on its left side. Probably removed by the Library from album E-320-f, which contained 16 sketches on acquisition by Alexander Turnbull in 1893. Identification: the reference to 'Poka Noi' is to a volcanic cone, Puke Nui, or Pukenui, now known as Te Ahuahu, just visible in the centre background Other Titles - Waimate North, Pukenui, Puke Nui, Tamati Waka Nene Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - title in ink in the hand of the artist Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Coloured crayon over sepia ink and wash, 253 x 365 mm
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Crayon drawings, Wash drawings, Coloured crayon over sepia ink and wash, 253 x 365 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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