Topic: Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

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On Sunday 2 October free guided tours were given of the Brain Watkins House at 233 Cameron Road (corner Elizabeth St & Cameron Rd) in Tauranga as part of Local History Week. Photographs: Debbie McCauley.

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The signs on the front entrance fence.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The back of Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

A plant at the front of Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Cameron Road from Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The bird bath at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Gold leaf wallpaper at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House (Tauranga), historic houses, 2010-2019

The paper design on the window above the front door.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Detail of the paper design windows above the front door.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The decorative archway in the hallway of Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Boots belonging to the Brain sisters.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

An oil painting of roses by one of the Brain sisters.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

A hand embroidered bedspread at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Detail of the linoleum in the kitchen of Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The bath at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The lounge carpet at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

A hand embroidered cushion at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The fireplace and little dog at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Ceiling detail in the lounge at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Archway detail at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Sample boat designs by shipwright Joseph Denham Brain.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Wallpaper at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

White and blue washbowl and pitcher set at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Bedroom at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Ceramic tile at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Brain family information board at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Brain family timeline at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Silver cup won at the Auckland Regatta in January 1869 by Joseph Denham Brain.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Silver cup at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Light switch at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Ceramic cat at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Cameron Road from Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Window above the front door from the outside at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Front entrance of Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Porch detail at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Porch detail at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

Outdoor plant at Brain Watkins House.

 

Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)

The tiled front steps and walkway looking onto Cameron Road from Brain Watkins House.

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Brain Watkins House Open Day (2016)


Year:2016