About the Work
Chalk streams are streams that flow through chalk hills towards the sea. They are typically wide and shallow, and due to the filtering effect of the chalk their waters are alkaline and very clear. Chalk streams are popular with fly fishermen.
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490 x 353mm
watercolour on paper
Watercolour scene of a stone arched bridge over a stream between some hills. A figure is crossing the bridge holding a stick with a hanging bag on it, a flock of sheep is following behind.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of W Birch, 1922.