[Heaphy, Charles] 1820-1881 :The "Cuba" at anchor, in a N.W. breeze, at Port Nicholson heads, 1840, an original drawing by Chas Heaphy, then draughtsman to N.Z.Company [July 1840]
View across the harbour entrance towards the hills including Palmer Head, with the Cuba in rough water
cf Auckland Institute & Museum sketch PS 1 (8) 41, dated July 1839, with similar title: "Cuba" return from Chatham Island. Hurricane off Port Nicholson July 39'. The date should correctly be 1840
Dating: work was originally dated by the Library as 1839. However Heaphy returned from the Chatham Islands in July 1840.
Other Titles - Cuba on her return from the Chatham Islands ...ing the anchor in a gale off Port Nicholson
Inscriptions: Title in ink in a later hand below image; alternative title in pencil, barely legible, upper left corner, in Heaphy's hand
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Pencil, watercolour & Chinese white on brown paper, 230 x 330 mm
Has been framed, unglazed, in the distant past. Paper is light-damaged and before cleaning, work was fly-spotted.
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Landscapes (Representations), Seascapes, Marines (Visual works), Pencil, watercolour & Chinese white on brown paper, 230 x 330 mm, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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