Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :Porirua Harbour and Parramatta whaling station in Novr 1843. Drawn by S. C. Brees Esqr., Chief Surveyor to the New Zealand Company. London, Smith Elder 
- Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865
- Shows and names Taupo Bay (i.e. Plimmerton) and the entrance from the sea with Porirua Harbour in the background. Thom's whaling station in the distance, the Maori pa at Plimmerton (Taupo Pa) constructed by Te Rauparaha's followers after the Wairau Affray, a European man on horseback and a Maori burial ground, in the foreground Accompanying text reads: This is about seventeen miles from Wellington by the Bridle-road. The encampment at the foot of the hill is the beginning of that made by Rauperha's [i. e. Te Rauparaha's] followers after the Wairau massacre. Parramatta [i. e. Paremata] is at the low point farther inside the harbour. Almost identical to Brees' engraving "Porerua Bay" engraved by Melville in "Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand" (London, 1847) Plate 5 no. 12. In the later version, the horseman in the foreground has been replaced by a European traveller on foot with a dog and a Maori man coming to meet him. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Lithograph, hand-coloured 237 x 370 mm
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- 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Albums, Lithograph, hand-coloured 237 x 370 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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