Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View in the Nelson district; Mt. Arthur in the distance no. 6 [1841]

Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View in the Nelson district; Mt. Arthur in the distance no. 6 [1841]
Date
1841 - 1842
By
Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
C-025-005
Description
Shows a plain, either in the Waimea area, or more probably in the Motueka Valley, with the Motueka River passing through it. There are felled trees in the foreground, and a Maori food storage storage platform with two levels and curved rat-barriers on its legs. It holds flax kits of food. Mount Arthur (the distinctive conical shape in the centre) and the Tasman Mountains are in the background. Probably drawn in November 1841 Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - [Title. Also signature Chas Heaphy, bottom right; Recto - bottom left - No. 6; Recto - above image - New Zealand Company stamp, partly trimmed, bearing date March 1842 (the date of receipt in London) Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour 343 x 496 mm Provenance: Purchased by Alexander Turnbull, London, 1915, with other New Zealand Company material
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour 343 x 496 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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