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[Sainson, Louis Auguste de], b. 1800 :Defrichement d'un champ de patates. Boilly sc. Paris, 1839.

Reference Number: PUBL-0034-2-387

A group of a dozen Maori women digging up land for a kumara plantation. In the background is a low whare with a rounded roof and two futher Maori talk to French sailors. In the left foreground is a storage platform holding kete, possibly filled with kumara.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to Alphonse Boilly, Louis Auguste de Sainson, Bay of Islands, Maori - Food, Kumara, Maori - Food containers, French - New Zealand, Women, Maori, Maori - Implements, Papakainga and Maori - Agriculture.

Part of:
Dumont d'Urville, Jean Sebastien Cesar, 1790-1842 :Voyage pittoresque autour du monde et resume generale des descouvertes. Paris, Furne et Cie, 1839., Reference Number PUBL-0034 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving,. Single art work

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

Other copies available: Negative 1/2-094117 is cropped and out of focus. Use negative MNZ-0251-1/4

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