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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The anchorage at Massacre Bay. Aorere mountains in the distance. [1843]

Reference Number: B-043-005

Shows several sailing ships in the bay (Tata Beach) seen from high up, with two outlying islands (Tata Islands) in the middle distance. Several Maori craft are shown, including two canoes pulled up beside huts on the beach at bottom left corner. On a promontory at centre foreground, a group of three Maori rest, with a European who has set up a theodolite on tripod.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to Alfred Walter Francis Fuller, Charles Heaphy, Anne Grahame, Aorere, Tata Beach, Tata Islands, Wakamarama Range, Golden Bay, Surveying, Theodolites, Waka - New Zealand - Tasman Region, Ships and Papakainga.

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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :The anchorage at Massacre Bay. Aorere mountains in the distance. [1843], Reference Number B-043-005 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pen and wash 207 x 282 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001958)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [Title]; Recto - bottom right: C. Heaphy; Undated.

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