Kōrero: Waikato region

Settler’s cottage, Hamilton

Settler’s cottage, Hamilton

Artist John Philemon Backhouse produced this pencil and watercolour image of a military settler’s cottage in Hamilton. It shows the very simple structures that were built at first. In the background is a small church, with a stooped man tending the graveyard.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-348-016
Pencil and watercolour sketch by John Philemon Backhouse

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - European settlement and population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/27096/settlers-cottage-hamilton (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015