View of Nelson Haven, Tasman Gulf, New Zealand, 1841

Maker and role
After: Charles Heaphy (b.1820, d.1881)
Artist: Unknown
Production date
1841
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Description
Landscape painting of the view, from the Nelson Port Hills. It shows the Boulder Bank, Tasman Bay and ships in the distance. Women and men are working in the foreground. Attributed to surveyor and artist Charles Heaphy (1820 - 1881).
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Media/materials description
Watercolour painting on paper with card backing.
Media and materials
Measurements
Height = 89mm, width = 130mm
Measurements
Height (mm) = 89mm
Width (mm) = 130mm
Names/keywords
trees; felling; sawing; pit; tents; rocks; Moutere Bluffs; Haulashore Island; flags; sailing; boats; harbour; ships; Mount Arthur; Boulder Bank; campfires; Maori; waistcoats; shirts; Waimea; britches; trousers; palms; houses; buildings; Arrow Rock; Fifeshire Rock; snow; Tasman Bay; sky; clouds; grass; campsite; settlers; colonial; sails; rigs
Subject category
AC number
AC1025
Credit line
Heaphy, Charles (1820-1881) . Nelson Haven, Tasman Gulf, New Zealand, 1841. Watercolour. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC1025.

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