Carlton Downs Mohaka

Production date
Circa 1860
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
Watercolour of Carlton Downs Station at the mouth of the Mohaka River, Hawke's Bay. The painting shows two farmhouses, a barn, small wooden structures (possibly animal shelters), a large cultivated garden, fences, animals grazing, a flag staff, and a sailing boat near the river mouth. Two people can be seen on the sandspit at the mouth of the river, and one person stands under the flag staff.

Undated. The artist may possibly be Alfred John Cooper and the date circa 1860.
Production date
Circa 1860
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Media/Materials description
Watercolour on paper. The watercolour has been mounted onto conservation board.
Mounted in a Panoramic frame h320mm x w1262mm: Height x Width: 320 x 1262mm
Painting: Height x Width: 134 x 228mm
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Subject period
Subject date
Circa 1860
Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, [6797]
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