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21 Nov 1842
Mezzotint of Rev. Selwyn D.D. standing by a table wearing a dark suit. His right hand is holding a book which is resting on the table. Backdrop shows ballistrades of a porch / balcony with tress and cleared land beyond. Written just below the image: "Painted by George Richmond / Published for the Proprietor the Rev. D. Edward Coleridge Nov 21st 1842. / Engraved by Samuel Cousins A.R.A." Printed below this is more text - some of which is torn away ".....USTUS SELWYN, D.D. / ........ New Zealand / .......ct.r 17th 1841". Has "Mrs Medley / (156) 1 1/2 oak gilt birket & ?" handwritten in pencil on the rear. In quite poor condition - significant piece missing along lower left edge, permanent crease along the middle where it has been folded in half. Large tear upper left edge. General discolouration. Has been adhered to a piece of light card.
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