Black, G. B. fl 1840s-1850s :S. C. Brees, C. E. late of Wellington, New Zealand - [London 1849 or 1850?]

Black, G. B. fl 1840s-1850s :S. C. Brees, C. E. late of Wellington, New Zealand - [London 1849 or 1850?]
1849 - 1850
Black, G B, active 1840s-1850s; Lynn-Sawyer, Ralph, active 1970s

Depicts Brees in front of his panorama, pointing to the end of a long painting showing a group of Maori performing a haka.

The only known portrait of Brees. (see S C Brees, artist and surveyor, in Turnbull Library Record v. (n.s.) no 4 1968 pp 42-3. Accompanied by an advertising broadsheet 'Brees's Colonial Panorama of New Zealand (B-031-034-1).

Brees showed his panorama of New Zealand (actually of Wellington, Hutt Valley and South Wairarapa and not of Maori performing a haka) at the Leicester Square, London, Panorama Theatre, 1849-1850, to promote emigration to New Zealand.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Lithograph, b&w 396 x 279 mm

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Brees's colonial panorama of New Zealand, the longest painting in the world; illustrating emigration, the settlers and the New Zealanders; from drawings taken on the spot by S. C. Brees, C. E., late Principal Engineer to the New Zealand Company. [Advertising flyer] [London] J. Carrall, Printer, 275 Strand [1849]
Date: 1849 - 1850 Ref: B-031-034-1 Description: A flyer for the showing of S. C. Brees' panoramic painting (or series of linked paintings) of New Zealand, shown at Leicester Square, London, 1849-1850. A re...