Tyne (6 July 1845)

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Tyne (6 July 1845).


Reference: Park, Robert, 1812-1870. Park, Robert 1812-1870 :Rough sketch of the wreck of the Tyne on the 6th July 1845 / R. Park. - [1845?]. Ref: B-089-006. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23159113

Date: 1845 By: Park, Robert, 1812-1870; Moore, Mary E, 1925-

Ref: B-089-006

The Tyne, dismasted and on the rocks close to shore, with a crowd of people standing on rocks on the shore watching, and a small boat nearby, several planks tossed in the waves. There are people visible on board the ship. Identifies Sinclair Head and the distant entrance to Port Nicholson. The scene is on Wellington's South coast in the bay immediately to the west of Sinclair Head, close to Red Rocks.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour over pencil 512 x 212 mm

Provenance: Donation: Mrs Mary Moore, Kekerengu, (later of Blenheim) Marlborough, 1984.

DC Rights: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original. You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website.

Format: 1 watercolour(s), Single art work, Watercolour over pencil 512 x 212 mm

Account of the shipwreck: Wellington Independent 12 July 1845

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