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Artist unknown :[Album of an officer. Soldiers relaxing off duty, South Taranaki?] 13. 6. [18]65.

Reference Number: A-277-028

Soldiers within an earthen rampart, with two standing guard, gazing out across a plain towards low hills. Within the shelter of the rampart are several tents, two with soldiers reclining inside them, one with a standing soldier leaning against it, and another seated soldier in front of it, smoking a pipe. Three rifles are stacked upright together in the centre. Probably a South Taranaki scene, the drawings are mounted in the album in chronolical order and those immediately before and after are of Taranaki

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to South Taranaki District, Fortification - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Military camps - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Leisure, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Soldiers, Smoking and Rifles.

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 watercolour(s)Ink & watercolour, 64 x 115 mm. Single art work

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