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Looking towards Orua Bay from Wattle Bay (Manukau Harbour)

documentary heritage
  • Description

    Looking towards Orua Bay from Wattle Bay has a striking ecological theme: a rusted 44-gallon drum empties into the harbour, polluting the water and our view.

  • Other Id

    4091 (Presto content ID)

    PD-2019-6-3 (Reference Number)

    PD-2019-6-3 (accession number)

    ACQ-2005-20 (Acquisition number)

  • Department

Images and documents



  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Looking towards Orua Bay from Wattle Bay (Manukau Harbour)
  • Primary Maker

     Winifred Bassett (Artist)

  • Date
    Circa 1900-1908
  • Physical Description

    188 x 282mm

    paper mounted on board

  • Level of Current Record
    Single Item
  • Media/Materials
    watercolour on paper
  • Subject Category
  • Provenance Details
    Depositor Ross Martin volunteered at the museum with curator Gordon Maitland. Ross’ mother, Flora Edna Martin (nee Ballard, born 1911) has written attributions to Winifred Bassett (died 1960), and Charles William Foster (USA c 1843 - Onehunga 1920). Flora was Bassett’s neighbour, and witnessed her 1959 will. First offered to regional museums, the remainder has been returned to the Martins.
  • Subject Notes
    Winifred Bassett exhibited at the Auckland Society of Arts between 1918 and 1932.
  • Copyright
    No known copyright restrictions
  • Last Update
    06 Dec 2022

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