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Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :Earthworks and fence of the Gate Pa looking east from the breach. Early morn, 30 April, 1864.

Reference Number: A-033-009

A view inside Gate Pa, Tauranga, after British forces had taken it over, with soldiers standing on top of the trenches and a few wounded Maori seated or lying in the bottom of the trenches. The view looks past the palisades out to sea. There are two stretcher-bearers to the right taking out the wounded. The two wounded Maori in the right-hand ditch are a young man wounded in the arm and hand, and, to his left, Rewiti, wounded in the thigh.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Horatio Gordon Robley, Gate Pa, Gate Pa, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, War wounds, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Trench warfare, Soldiers and Men, Maori.

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Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :Earthworks and fence of the Gate Pa looking east from the breach. Early morn, 30 April, 1864., Reference Number A-033-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pen and wash drawing 230 x 280 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002216)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [title]; Verso - [Disposition of fortifications explained in note on back of sketch]; Recto - bottom right: H G Robley

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