Taranaki and Mt. Egmont

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Artist: Unknown
Production date
01 Mar 1870
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Description
Ink and pencil sketch, on paper backing. Landscapes view looking from sea to settlement and mountain behind. "Taranaki and Mount Egmont, 8,000 ft - 1st March 1870"
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Paper
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Measurements
Sheet = 250 w x 311 h Composition = 191 h x 255 w
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Subjects
Landscapes Taranaki
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AC number
AC489
Credit line
Taranaki and Mt. Egmont, 1 March 1870. Ink and pencil sketch on paper. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC489

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This is probably New Plymouth or north of there as very little was well-settled between Whanganui And New Plymouth at that time. Most other places had high cliffs which settlements were set back from. Puke Ariki Museum may be able to confirm this as it's their area.

- Bronwyn Wattrus

Posted on 28-09-2019 01:07:11