Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896 :Government House, Auckland, showing the North Head of Waitemata Harb[ou]r. [1842 or 1843].

Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896 :Government House, Auckland, showing the North Head of Waitemata Harb[ou]r. [1842 or 1843].
Date
1842 - 1843
By
Ashworth, Edward, 1814-1896
Ref
E-216-f-015
Description

Shows a view looking across bracken, to the back of the first Government House (built 1842, burnt 1848), with the Waitemata and North Head in the background. There is a sailing ship in the right distance, and a waka with two triangular sails on the harbour. Two Maori sit in the bracken, and their is a goat grazing in the left foreground. In the right centre background is a raised storehouse (?), and there is a clump of flax in the right foreground. The hill above Devonport has a flagstaff.

Inscriptions: Mat recto - beneath image - [Title]

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Sepia wash, on paper, 85 x 153 mm.

Provenance: Part of Mrs Hobson's album. The album was passed by Eliza Hobson to her daughter, Eliza, Lady Rendel.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
[Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845] / [Various artists] :[Mrs Hobson's album. 1843-1845]
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Wash drawings, Sepia wash, on paper, 85 x 153 mm.
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