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[Artist unknown] :The rescue of John Guard [ca 1933]

Reference Number: C-053-009

Drawing shows John Guard (1831-1918) as a baby, being snatched from the arms of a Maori man by a European soldier, while a second soldier points a pistol at the Maori man. Three further soldiers are on top of a hill to the right, firing at a party of Maori moving along a coastal path. The Marlborough Sounds are in the background and a ship is standing out to sea.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Notley family, C Watson, John Guard, Marlborough Sounds, Soldiers - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Kidnapping, Men, Maori, Weapons, Maori and Pistols.

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[Artist unknown] :The rescue of John Guard [ca 1933], Reference Number C-053-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pencil drawing, 13.4 x 27.2 in. Single art work

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