Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :The Wairarapa Valley. 1848. From Tokahinemoka Cliff. Te Tawai. Kotukutuku. Pukengaki. Hakeke. Taununu. Ngarengaremi.

Date
1848
By
Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902
Ref
A-292-078/079
Description

A two-part panorama of an extensive view of the Wairarapa across the plain formed by the Ruamahanga River in the Pihautea area, South Wairarapa (between the east shore of Lake Wairarapa and the Ruamahanga river, close to modern Martinborough). Hills, areas of bush and flat fern-covered plains are indicated. Hakeke (later Glenmorven) the run of Hugh Morrison, is indicated in the background of the left-hand side. Pukengaki, also known as Te Ngaki-a-Totara or Jury's Island, was part of C. R. Bidwill's run and appears as a conical hill in the centre horizon of the left-hand view, as well as other hills moving towards the centre of the view. In the right-hand portion, the Ruamahanga River curves past bush, forming an island, and there are two cabbage trees on the far right. On the recto of these two drawings is another panorama of the Wairarapa 'Morissons Run ...' 1848' (A-292-076/077).

Other Titles - Glenmorven

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - title. Other inscriptions written on the relevant features. The number of now untraceable Maori names on the view suggests that Collinson may have been supplied with local names by a Maori informant.

Quantity: 2 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Ink over pencil on 2 sheets, 263 x 357 and 257 x 361 mm (irregular)

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - March 1993, from [MS 50].

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Curator required
Format
2 drawing(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Ink over pencil on 2 sheets, 263 x 357 and 257 x 361 mm (irregular)
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