Ellen Maclean, Bleak House Homestead.; Redfern, Richard; c1880; 2018.029.02

Name/Title

Ellen Maclean, Bleak House Homestead.

About this object

Bleak House the home of Robert and Mary Maclean and Robert's brother. Also Ellen Maclean (later Bailey) Robert and Mary's daughter. A group of people are standing on the verandah including Mabel Mary Maclean Bailey (later Marshall) in white. The house stood on the corner of Bleakhouse and Macleans Roads. Built about 1848, it was occupied by Surgeon J T W Bacot the Army doctor for the area. In 1857 Dr Bacot moved to the house of His father-in0law Captain Macdonald whi had died in1856. Robert and Every maclean purchased the land and under their ownership the house played a large part in the social life of the district. Among other functions the Pakuranga Hunt held their breakfasts there. It was destroyed by fire in 1911 3 enlargements

Maker

Redfern, Richard

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c1880

Measurements

15 x 11

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Houses

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Trees

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Homesteads

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Windows

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Roofs

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Chimneys

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Outbuildings

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Fences

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Conservatories

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Maclean, Mabel

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Mary

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Maclean

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Bailey (later Marshall)

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Bleakhouse Road

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Bleak House, Bleakhouse Road

Collection

HHV

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Object number

2018.029.02

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