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[Hamley, Joseph Osbertus] 1820-1911 :Maori war dance, Taranaki [18 June 1864]

Reference Number: E-047-q-021

The fortification on Marsland Hill at New Plymouth with a large hospital tent in front and many Maori and Pakeha in front of it. In the foreground, groups of Maori and Pakeha, including a man performing a challenge, with an axe. The occasion appears to be festive, with many flags strung up and families present, possibly after the cessation of hostilities at New Plymouth.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Joseph Osbertus Hamley, Marsland Stockade, New Plymouth, Soldiers - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Fortification - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Military camps - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Flags - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Women, Hospitals - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Whanau, Rites and ceremonies, Haka and Umbrellas and parasols.

Part of:
Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Sketches in New Zealand [ca 1860 to 1864], Reference Number E-047-q-001/051 (44 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour 105 x 185 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [Title]

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