Nelson, New Zealand.
Day & Son, Lith.rs to the Queen. [n.d., c.1850.]
Tinted lithograph, very rare. Sheet size: 460 x 630 (18¼ x 24¾"). Damaged. Severe creasing from rolling. Tears at top & bottom.
A detailed view of the town of Nelson, New Zealand. Settlements and fields can be seen from the foreground, to the foot of the large hills in the background. There is a church to the right of the scene, and a number of roads running through the town. Established in 1841, Nelson is the second oldest settled city in New Zealand and the oldest in the South Island. The New Zealand Company in London planned the settlemnent and it was proclaimed a city by royal charter in 1858.
[Ref: 35412] £220.00