Plan of the Salmon Ponds, Nelson, New Zealand

Production date
1867
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Description
Mixed-media, watercolour and ink on rectangular sheet of paper. The drawing is a birds eye view plan of the Salmon Ponds, Nelson for the piece of land on which the Provincial Buildings were to stand bounded by Bridge, Hardy, Collingwood and Tasman Streets.

From bottom left to top right:
"SCALE 40 ACRES [?] TO 1 INCH
BRIDGE STREET
PUBLIC OFFICES
STABLE
OFFICE KEEPER'S HOUSE
GIRLS SCHOOL
HARDY STREET
SALMON PONDS
HATCHING HOUSE
OBSERVATORY
MAGAZINE
ENGINE HOUSE
DOG HOUSE
MAGAZINE
FLOUR MILL; MILL ROAD
BOYS SCHOOL
EEL POND
HOUSE
BATHS
PLAN OF THE SALMON PONDS NELSON NEW ZEALAND HOUSE"
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Media/materials description
1 plan (ink and watercolour) ; 64 x 95 cm.
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Measurements
640 x 950 mm.
Names/keywords
aquaculture; hatchery; Albion Square; provincial; buildings; stables; offices; houses; eels; engines; dogs; mills; schools; Government; public; stables; observatory; Hardy Street; Bridge Street; drawings; sketches; cartography; trees; colonial; towns; planning; Queens Gardens
Accession number
A2365
Other reference numbers
M237
Credit line
Plan of the Salmon Ponds, Nelson, New Zealand. 1867. Nelson Provincial Museum, Research Library & Archive: A2365

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