Petherick, Jnr, James Date
1885 See full details
This picture, along with the one depicting Wellington in 1842, was submitted by James Petherick to the New Zealand Industrial Exhibition of 1885 in the Home Industry Branch. James Petherick was apparently 16 years old at the time. The 'New Zealand Industrial Exhibition, 1885 Official Record' records (page 180) that 'JAMES PETHERICK, Wellington, forwards two pictures in New Zealand woods. These pictures are important on account of their historical value. The one represents Colonel Wakefield with the Maori chiefs Waripori and Epuni, in 1839; while the other contains a view of Port Nicholson and Wellington in 1842.'
Wood, inlaid with diverse veneers - kauri, totara, rewarewa, puriri, and others. Mere of greenstone. Shirt and scroll possibly of ivory or bone. Some paint.
hxwxd total: 475 x 652 x 60 mm
Total includes base pedestal with columns 105 x 100 mm
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