Story: Otago region

‘Approach to Dunedin, evening’

‘Approach to Dunedin, evening’

Artist William Mathew Hodgkins, who had been painting since his arrival in Dunedin in 1862, made this evocative watercolour of outer Otago Harbour in the late 1880s. There is a paddle steamer in the foreground and other ships in the middle distance.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-182-026
Watercolour by William Mathew Hodgkins

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Art, writing and music', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015