Watercolour: Haast River, West Coast Journey.

Maker
William Spearman Young
Production date
1863
Description
One watercolour showing a group of men sitting on a beach beside a river. Young sent the following caption with the painting:
“No. 3 shows boiling our billy; the doctor geologising, me taking a sketch, and yourself, Holmes and Charlie congratulating yourselves that we were getting out of the everlasting mountains and into something like a level bit of country. We had a heavy scramble over the Bluff to the right, and from thence first saw the coveted salt sea."
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Measurements
Area: W x 290 H 205mm (W x 11 7/16 H 8 1/16")
Other id
224/84
PIC 84/61
5667
WSY.3
Catalogue number
PIC 84/61
Accession number
1984.224.3
Marks and Inscriptions
Marks/Inscriptions: Not signed
Marks/Inscriptions: Not dated
Marks/Inscriptions: "painted by W. S. Young"; Type of mark: Signature and Marks

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