Story: Otago region

Dunedin in 1849 (2nd of 2)

Dunedin in 1849

Charles Kettle’s 1849 sketch shows how much the town had developed in a year. Looking in the opposite direction to his 1848 drawing, it includes a cluster of houses, a substantial dwelling belonging to wealthy colonist W. H. Valpy, and the original First Church building.

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Hocken Library, University of Otago
Reference: S09-039d
Drawing by C. H. Kettle

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - The Otago settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/22637/dunedin-in-1849 (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015