C1847

Porerua Harbour

Artist:

Samuel Charles Brees (1810 - 1865)

Porirua is a city in New Zealand, 20 km north of Wellington.The city completely surrounds Porirua Harbour at the southern end of the Kapiti Coast.The name “Porirua” is of Maori origin. It is possibly a variant of “Pari-rua” (“two tides”), … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Porerua Harbour

Date:

C1847

Artist:

Samuel Charles Brees (1810 - 1865)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Hand coloured engraving.

Image Size: 

150mm 
x 60mm
AUTHENTICITY
Porerua Harbour - Antique Print from 1847

Genuine antique
dated:

1847

Description:

Porirua is a city in New Zealand, 20 km north of Wellington.The city completely surrounds Porirua Harbour at the southern end of the Kapiti Coast.The name “Porirua” is of Maori origin. It is possibly a variant of “Pari-rua” (“two tides”), a reference to the two arms of the Porirua Harbour.

Biography:

Samuel Charles Brees (1810 – 1865)

Painter, architect,
engineer and entrepreneur. Appointed engineer and surveyor to the New
Zealand Company in 1842. He actively promoted emigration to New Zealand
through talks and his own business. There are the finest steel
engravings printer of New Zealand. Early and rare.

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