Wicksteed, Emma Ancilla 1811?-1869 :The town of New Plymouth, in the year 1843. (From a sketch taken by Mrs Wicksteed, from the residence of John Tylston Wicksteed, Esq.r, the Company's Agent, on Mount Eliot). [Centre section] Mount Egmont (nearly 9000 feet high) Day & Haghe. London, Smith, Elder [1845]

Wicksteed, Emma Ancilla 1811?-1869 :The town of New Plymouth, in the year 1843. (From a sketch taken by Mrs Wicksteed, from the residence of John Tylston Wicksteed, Esq.r, the Company's Agent, on Mount Eliot). [Centre section] Mount Egmont (nearly 9000 feet high) Day & Haghe. London, Smith, Elder [1845]
Date
1843
Ref
PUBL-0011-09-2
Description
The second and central section of a three part panoramic view of New Plymouth, shortly after its establishment as a New Zealand Company settlement. Shows the front garden of John and Emma Wicksteed, a street crossing the foreground, with cows being herded and a bullock cart, several houses and a hotel and Mount Taranaki. The features indicated are "native pa, now removed. King's Arms Inn. Messrs Hoskin & Carter['s houses]. Captain Davy. Marsland Hill. Mr Veale. Mr Oxenham. Chapel. Club house (Mr Fishley). Mr Rundell". The accompanying text reads: The spectator stands with his back to the sea, in the garden of the [New Zealand or Plymouth] Company's agent. There is only an open Roadstead [Harbour] here, and the colonists are essentially agricultural. Surf-boats, however, and excellent moorings, provided by the Company, facilitate the landing of passengers and goods. Mount Egmont is distant about fifteen miles. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Lithograph, hand-coloured 237 x 492 mm
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Albums, Lithograph, hand-coloured 237 x 492 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Wicksteed, Emma Ancilla 1811?-1869 :The town of New Plymouth, in the year 1843. (From a sketch taken by Mrs Wicksteed, from the residence of John Tylston Wicksteed, Esq.r, the Company's Agent, on Mount Eliot). [Centre section] Mount Egmont (nearly 9000 feet high) Day & Haghe. London, Smith, Elder [1845]. 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-0011-09-2. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22614286

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