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Williams, Henry, 1782-1867 :New Zealand war expedition. [Engraving. London, Seely's, 1835 & 1849]

Reference Number: PUBL-0031-1835-1

A group of war canoes racing, some with sails. In the centre of the group is the missionary schooner, Active, flying a White Ensign. A headland is in the background. The war raid dated from the intertribal musket wars carried out by Ngapuhi in the 1820s and 1830s, and the expedition was on its way to Tauranga in 1833.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wood engravings, related to Church Missionary Society, Active (Ship), Bay of Islands, Ngapuhi, Flags - New Zealand - Northland Region, Maori - Wars and Waka.

Part of:
Williams, Henry, 1782-1867 :New Zealand war expedition. [Engraving. London, Seely's, 1835 & 1849], Reference Number PUBL-0031-1835-1 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 110 x 160 mm. Single art work

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