BREES, Samuel Charles;

Plain of the Ruamahanga, Opening into Palliser Bay Near Wellington

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper
240 x 1420mm (image); 600 x 1720mm (frame)

Subtitle: ‘This View Represents About Sixty Miles of the Length of the Plain from North to South.’ Plate IX from Edward Jerningham Wakefield, Illustrations to “Adventure in New Zealand” (London: Smith, Elder and Company, 1845). Lithography by Day and Haghe. Other lithographs from the series can be viewed here.

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Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased December 1998


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