Watercolour on paper
130 x 205mm
This small watercolour records a bay with a ship at anchor and a newly erected raupō whare close to the shore. A Māori waka with two sails can be seen in the harbour. This is a familiar subject that appears many times during the early years of colonisation.
Tirohanga Whānui: Views from the Past, Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi, 15 April to 15 September 2017
Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased from McArthur and Company, 12 August 1986, lot 389