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ID: 700001849Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Wellington Harbour (painting (visual work); James McLachlan Nairn (Scottish painter, 1859-1904, active i...; 1894; Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Welling...; 1939-0009-2)
Note: Wellington Harbour was a favourite subject for artist James M. Nairn, one that he explored repeatedly from 1891 after he settled in Wellington. One of his primary interests was in the effects of light on the surface of the water. To capture this, heused unmixed colours applied with the loose, flicking brushstrokes characteristic of Impressionist painters.
Titles:
Wellington Harbour (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
painting (visual work) [300033618] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: 1894

Creator Display:
James McLachlan Nairn (Scottish painter, 1859-1904, active in New Zealand) [preferred,VP]
painter Nairn, James McLachlan (Scottish painter, 1859-1904, active in New Zealand) [500066981]
Locations:
Current: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, Wellington region, North Island, Oceania) [500311561] Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 1939-0009-2
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Mary Newton, 1939
Creation: Wellington [7001775] Wellington region (region (administrative division)), North Island (national division), New Zealand (nation), Oceania (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: oil on panel
oil paint (paint) [300015050]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>)
panels (wood) [300014657]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by origin>, biological material, plant material, <wood and wood products>, wood (plant material), <wood by form or function>)

Dimensions: Image: 228 (Height) x 336 (Width) x mm; Frame: 350 (Height) x 457 (Width) x 30 (Depth) mm
General Subject:
seascape (preferred )
landscape

Specific Subjects:
Wellington [7001775]
.....(Wellington region (region (administrative division)), North Island (national division), New Zealand (nation), Oceania (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
harbor [300008678]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Settlements and Landscapes, landscapes (environments), natural landscapes, bodies of water (natural)) (AAT)
pier (marine landing) [300120779]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by function>, transportation structures, <transportation structures by function>, water transportation structures, landings (marine structures)) (AAT)
boats [300178749]
.....(Objects Facet, Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name), Transportation Vehicles (Hierarchy Name), vehicles (transportation), watercraft, <watercraft by general type>) (AAT)
women (female humans) [300025943]
.....(Agents Facet, People, people (agents), <people by gender>) (AAT)

List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Wellington Harbour........ [VP]
........ Te Papa spreadsheet (2012)
........ Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=36430; accessed 22 August 2012
Subject: ....... [VP]
Note:
English ..... [VP]
..... Te Papa online (2000-) http://collections.tepapa.govt.nz/ObjectDetails.aspx?oid=36430; accessed 22 August 2012
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