Backhouse, John Philemon, 1843-1908 :Military settler's cottage, Hamilton. [1865-1900]

Title:Backhouse, John Philemon, 1843-1908 :Military settler's cottage, Hamilton. [1865-1900]
Subject:Soldier settlements - New Zealand - Waikato Region; Cemeteries - New Zealand - Waikato Region; Church buildings - New Zealand - Waikato Region
Abstract:Shows three small wooden buildings: the central one is a small two-window cottage with a rain barrel, in front of a small wooden church building. At the far left, the third building (which has an outbuilding) is partly obscured. A stooped figure in the right foreground may be weeding the grave enclosure.
Geographic Location:Hamilton City
Personal name(s):Backhouse, John Philemon, 1845-1908
Addition Description:Backhouse was resident in the Militia in Hamilton from 1865 and left the Militia in 1866. He then worked with the 4th Battalion. He then set up as a house and carriage painter in Hamilton and was based there until the late 1870s. This house may be his own.
Format:Pencil and watercolour, 135 x 235 mm.
Reference No. A-348-016
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