Kōrero: Furniture

Bishopscourt drawing room (1 o 3)

Bishopscourt drawing room

In the drawing room at Bishopscourt (the Anglican Bishop's home) in Christchurch in 1859, the arrangement of furniture reflects the relative simplicity of the Georgian aesthetic of the 1830s and 1840s. Much of the furniture was probably brought out from Britain.

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Canterbury Museum
Reference: 1974.160.1
Watercolour by Henry Prins

Permission of Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

William Cottrell, 'Furniture - Furniture in the home', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/37477/bishopscourt-drawing-room (accessed 7 July 2020)

He kōrero nā William Cottrell, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013