Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 :Part of the New Plymouth settlement in the district of Taranake showing the range of houses recently built by the natives in anticipation of the arrival of emigrants. Mount Egmont 30 miles distant. Engraved by J. C. Armytage. London, 1843

Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 :Part of the New Plymouth settlement in the district of Taranake showing the range of houses recently built by the natives in anticipation of the arrival of emigrants. Mount Egmont 30 miles distant. Engraved by J. C. Armytage. London, 1843
Date
1840 - 1843
By
Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881
Ref
PUBL-0048-01
Description

A close-up view of the emigration barracks at New Plymouth built before the first European settlers arrived, with canoes in the water in the foreground, and Maori and Pakeha standing on shore. Mount Taranaki (somewhat distorted) rises in the background.

Attributed to Heaphy on the basis of his identical drawing in a sketchbook in the Auckland Institute and Museum, done in 1840

This image was also reproduced in 'Information respecting the settlement of New Plymouth ... (London, Smith Elder, 1841); in H. W. Petre's [i.e. H. S. Chapman's] 'An account of the settlement of the New Zealand Company' (London, 1841) and in R. G. Jameson's 'New Zealand, South Australia and New South Wales' (London, 1841)

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Physical Description: Engraving, 120 x 170 mm

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