[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The Scotch kirk, Wellington [1844 or 45]. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]

[Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The Scotch kirk, Wellington [1844 or 45]. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]
Date
1847 - 1844 - 1845
By
Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865; Melville, Henry, 1792-1870
Ref
A-109-035
Description

Sea on the left, beach (modern Lambton Quay, near Clay Point, the junction of Lambton Quay and Willis Street), the first Presbyterian Church built in Wellington in 1842, with flag flying, with two other buildings beyond. A group of Europeans and a dog are passing the church and a group of Maori are close to the viewer on the right. Hills behind the buildings. The whole scene and the people are clearly swept by a strong Wellington northerly.

From: Brees S C. Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand Plate 21, No 62 text p 35. "the Scotch Church was opened for Divine Service on the 7 th January 1844, under the auspices of the eloquent Rev John McFarlane... [near} "Clay Point" or "Windy point"

Quantity: 1 colour art print(s).

Physical Description: Engraving, hand-coloured 68 x 101 mm

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Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 21. No. 62. The Scotch Kirk, Wellington; No. 63 Messrs Clifford's & Vavasour's clearing (Skipwith's) Parerua Bush. ; No. 64. The beach at Te Aro. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847] / Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 21. No. 62. The Scotch Kirk, Wellington; No. 63 Messrs Clifford's & Vavasour's clearing (Skipwith's) Parerua Bush. ; No. 64. The beach at Te Aro. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Engravings, Cityscapes (Representations), Landscapes (Representations), Engraving, hand-coloured 68 x 101 mm
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Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810?-1865. [Brees, Samuel Charles] 1810-1865 :The Scotch kirk, Wellington [1844 or 45]. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]. Brees, Samuel Charles, 1810-1865 :Pictorial Illustrations of New Zealand. Plate 21. No. 62. The Scotch Kirk, Wellington; No. 63 Messrs Clifford's & Vavasour's clearing (Skipwith's) Parerua Bush. ; No. 64. The beach at Te Aro. Drawn by S C Brees. Engraved by Henry Melville. [London, 1847]. Ref: A-109-035. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22807971

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