Smith, William Mein 1799-1869 :The harbour of Port Nicholson and the town of Wellington (sketched in the middle of the year 1842). [central portion].
Central third of full panorama from Thorndon to Te Aro. Main features named. Shows groups of figures on foreshore including man on horseback, man examining ships through spyglass, two small groups of Maori watching, two men smoking long pipes, 14 sailing ships including one rounding Point Halswell, Somes Island with flag flying at its southern end, two Maori craft including one with sails. View extends from Warepori's Village in Pitone at left, to Mount Victoria at right.
Features named are: Warepori's village Pitone, Valley of the Hutt, Tararua Mountains, Somes's Island, Pt Halswell (the entrance from the sea), Pt Jerningham, Mr Duppa's house (Oriental Bay), Mount Victoria.
Inscriptions: Recto - above image - [Title]; Recto - Items named in scope and contents note are written indicatively above and below image.; Recto - beneath image - From a sketch taken by Captain Mein Smith R.A. / London, Smith, Elder & Co. Cornhill.
Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).
Physical Description: Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 502 mm.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Panoramic views, Albums, Lithograph, hand coloured, 243 x 502 mm., Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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