Story: Smith, William Mein

Painting of Wellington harbour and town, 1842, by William Mein Smith

Painting of Wellington harbour and town, 1842, by William Mein Smith

Surveyor William Mein Smith 'was happiest alone with his sketch book' and produced many drawings and paintings of Wellington and Wairarapa.

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How to cite this page:

Philippa Mein Smith. 'Smith, William Mein', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1s16/smith-william-mein (accessed 20 November 2019)