Auckland, New Zealand, from near Government House

Date
22 Jul 1850
Ref
qMS-2081-018a
Description

Vigors' sketch ("No. 8"), made from high ground near Mt Eden, shows the early township of Auckland with the barracks labelled at right, the harbour crowded with sailing ships, the largest labelled "HMS Havannah" together with smaller vessels, and looks northward towards North Head with Rangitoto Island in the distance.

Sketch is from Vigor's journal of his voyage on HMS Havannah and is mounted on an inserted page following p 18.

Lieutenant Philip Doyne Vigors was an officer with the 11th Regiment of Foot.

Quantity: 1 page.

Physical Description: Ink and grey wash 170 x 225 mm

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