Cable Bay from Maori Pa; John GULLY; 1882; 34


The Suter Te Aratoi O Whakatū


Cable Bay from Maori Pa

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Watercolour landscape of Delaware Bay with Bishop Peninsula in the centre midground, Pepin Island to the right and Drumduan in the background. The view is from Wakapuaka near the site of Huria and Hemi Matenga's residence. Two crouched Maori figures in the foreground, two moored waka (canoes) in the midground along with a group of figures at the water's edge.



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Watercolour on paper

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Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Nelson landscapes

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Human figure

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Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Wakapuaka/Cable Bay

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New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Wakapuaka/Cable Bay/Pepin Island

Subject and Association Description

Landscape of coastal area of Wakapuaka (near Nelson), looking to Cable Bay from Delaware Bay with Pepin Island in the background. This view is from the vicinity of Huria Matenga's homestead (Maori Pa).

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The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Founding Donation, gifted by Mrs Amelia Suter in memory of her husband Bishop Andrew Burn Suter in 1895

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