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Artist unknown :[Album of an officer. Enjoying a pipe and a book, South Taranaki or Wanganui? Nov. 15 [18]65

Reference Number: A-277-030

The interior of a hut, with a soldier reading and smoking a pipe, the remains of a meal, including alcohol in front of him. He is seated at a large table, with a form along one side, suggesting that the room may be part of soldiers' barracks. Another room is visible to the left, with a thatched entranceway protruding into the main room. A sheathed sword and gun in its holster and another container are hanging from a beam and a skylight is propped open with a long stick.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Wash drawings, related to Manawatu-Wanganui Region, South Taranaki District, Alcohol, Weapons, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Soldiers, Uniforms, Interior architecture, Smoking, Reading and Dinners and dining.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[Album of an officer en route to and from New Zealand and on service in New Zealand] 1863-1867, Reference Number A-277-001/042 (39 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink & wash, 132 x 147 mm. Single art work

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