[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pipitea Point, Wellington [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville. Drawn by S C Brees. [London, 1847]

[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pipitea Point, Wellington [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville. Drawn by S C Brees. [London, 1847]
Date
1842 - 1845
Ref
A-109-020
Description
Shows Thorndon beach with palisade and several buildings of Pipitea Pa, with a European cottage just beyond the pa. Groups of Maori and several small canoes are on the beach Engraving no 38 in Brees' "Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand" published London, 1847. In his text to "Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand" Brees notes: "A native Pa is located upon this point, this situation being a favourite one with the maori's [sic] for hauling up their canoes. The Tarerua [Tararua] range of mountains is shown in the distance from whence the river Hutt rises" The pa was situated on modern Thorndon Quay. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Engraving, hand-coloured 84 x 135 mm
Additional description
Alternative form available: Slide is taken from a file print and is in black and white
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Landscapes (Representations), Cityscapes (Representations), Engraving, hand-coloured 84 x 135 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :Pipitea Point, Wellington [Between 1842 and 1845] Engraved by Henry Melville. Drawn by S C Brees. [London, 1847]. Ref: A-109-020. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23168219

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