[Holmes, William Howard] 1825-1885 :Wellington Beach 1856

[Holmes, William Howard] 1825-1885 :Wellington Beach 1856
Holmes, William Howard, 1825-1885; Tattersall, John, 1898-1984
Lambton Quay looking north, Plimmer's Ark (or warehouse, to the right, in the sea) and Barrett's Hotel in the left foreground with couple on horseback, another couple standing on the footpath, also a cart and 2 soldiers Title and date from pencil inscription on verso, which continues: "Plimmer's Hotel & wharf" Attribution on stylistic grounds. Was previously attributed to C. D. Barraud. Exhibited in 'Wide-Eyed: Early Images of New Zealand' exhibition of works by settler artists, held at the National Library of New Zealand Gallery, 18 July - 9 November 1997. 'Plimmer's Ark' was the hull of the wrecked barque Inconstant, with a warehouse built on the former deck. It was moored at the south end of Lambton Quay for many years, from December 1851 Other Titles - Plimmer's Hotel and wharf Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Pencil and watercolour 222 x 332 mm Provenance: Formerly owned by J. Tattersall, Napier
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1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil and watercolour 222 x 332 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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