Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :Huts of the first settlers in ruins. Petoni Beach, N.Zd. [ca 1846]

Swainson, William, 1789-1855 :Huts of the first settlers in ruins. Petoni Beach, N.Zd. [ca 1846]
Date
1846
By
Swainson, William, 1789-1855
Ref
A-186-050
Description
Shows three huts with steep-pitched thatched roofs, rush walls and small windows. The central hut is enclosed by a small wooden fence. The one at right foreground has a high stone chimney. A man is repairing or reapplying flax or rushes to the walls. In extreme right foreground grows a flax bush. There are hills in the background. The furthest cottage may be the building used as the first courthouse; see note for image at A-190-014. Very similar to the work at A-190-013 Other Titles - Petone; New Zealand Inscriptions: Mat recto - top right - [Immediately beside mounted image] 60; [At extreme top right of mat] 7 Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Pencil drawing 133 x 212 mm, mounted on sheet 236 x 304 mm. Provenance: Previously held by descendants of the Swainson family.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Pencil works, Pencil drawing 133 x 212 mm, mounted on sheet 236 x 304 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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