Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Porerua Bay. [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville; drawn by S C Brees [London, 1847]

Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Porerua Bay. [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville; drawn by S C Brees [London, 1847]
Date
1842 - 1845
By
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870
Ref
PUBL-0020-05-1
Description
Part of a pa seen from Plimmerton with Porirua Harbour in the background. A European man with swag, walking stick and dog is walking towards the palisaded pataka and potato garden on the headland in front of him. Taupo Pa (Plimmerton) is on the left. The accompanying text mentions that the view is taken from the native path passing from Porirua to Pukerua Bay, that the foreground structure is around a native potato garden and that the bay to the left 'is called Taupo and is the spot where Rangihaeata intrenched himself after the Wairau Massacre' Other Titles - Porirua Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving, hand coloured 85 x 145 mm
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Albums, Engraving, hand coloured 85 x 145 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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