Kōrero: Methodist Church

Wesleyan mission, Wellington, 1845 (2 o 4)

Wesleyan mission, Wellington, 1845

This handsome Wesleyan chapel, with its schoolhouse alongside, was built in 1845 in early Wellington's Manners Street. Three years later it was destroyed in the great earthquake of 1848. This watercolour painting of the building was made in 1845 and published as an engraving in 1852.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-051-018
Hand-coloured engraving by Samuel Charles Brees

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:

Tim Shoebridge, 'Methodist Church - The settler church', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/27513/wesleyan-mission-wellington-1845 (accessed 9 March 2021)

He kōrero nā Tim Shoebridge, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018