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Drawing of Maori meeting house

Drawing of Maori meeting house

Drawing of a Maori meeting house, with man and dog, possibly at Puketotora or Raukawa Pa. It is not signed but handwriting on the back says, "Drawn by R Grindell Manawatu 1859". The drawing is in ink and water colour. Drawn on card measuring 27 x 18 cm. While the artist is unknown, this drawing was gifted to the donor by the son of J. T. Stewart, Government Surveyor.

 
Drawings of two Maori carved figures

Drawings of two Maori carved figures

Drawings of two Maori carvings. There are also some faint pencil markings that may indicate that this drawing was not completed. The drawings are in pencil, ink and water colour. Drawn on paper measuring 20.5 x 13 cm. While the artist is unknown, they were gifted to the donor by the son of J. T. Stewart, Government Surveyor.

 
Drawing of carved palisade posts at old pa, Wairarapa

Drawing of carved palisade posts at old pa, Wairarapa

A drawing by J T Stewart who was the District Engineer of the Public Works Department. Drawing shows two carved palisade posts in old pa, in bush at Wairarapa. Entitled "Figure in old Pa Wairarapa 1862". The drawing is in pencil and water colour. Drawn on paper measuring 24 x 16.5 cm, held in oval matt board and unvarnished wooden frame.

 
Drawing of the construction of the Upper Manawatu Gorge bridge

Drawing of the construction of the Upper Manawatu Gorge bridge

A drawing by J T Stewart who was the District Engineer of the Public Works Department. Sketch shows the construction of the Upper Gorge Bridge (at Woodville end) over the Manawatu River. Entitled "Road Bridge Manawatu Gorge building 1874" and signed by J T Stewart. The drawing is in pencil and water colour. Drawn on paper measuring 26 x 17.5 cm, and held in narrow black frame.

 
Drawing of the Manawatu Gorge road

Drawing of the Manawatu Gorge road

A drawing by J T Stewart who was the District Engineer of the Public Works Department. Drawing shows the gorge road, looking westward towards Ashhurst. Entitled "Gorge Road Manawatu 1874". The drawing is in pencil and water colour. Drawn on paper measuring 25 x 17.5 cm, and held in narrow wooden frame.

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Date
1874
Place
Manawatu
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Drawing of "Taranaki from seawards 1858"

Drawing of "Taranaki from seawards 1858"

Drawing entitled "Taranaki from seawards 1858", handwritten on the back. It depicts two sailing ships, with Taranaki, including Mount Taranaki, in the background The drawing is in ink and water colour. Drawn on card measuring 27 x 5.5 cm. While the artist is unknown, this drawing was gifted to the donor by the son of J. T. Stewart, Government Surveyor.

 
Drawing of construction of road through Manawatū Gorge

Drawing of construction of road through Manawatū Gorge

A drawing by J T Stewart who was the District Engineer of the Public Works Department. Drawing shows construction of the road through the Manawatu Gorge. Entitled "Manawatu Gorge. Commencement of Road - looking up Gorge from westward", and is signed J T S May 1871. The drawing is in pencil and water colour. Drawn on paper measuring 19.5 x 17 cm, and held in an unvarnished wooden frame.

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Date
May 1871
Place
Manawatu
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