Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :Lake Wainono 6 miles long, Oct 21-22 . Ye historie of ye Moki by WM Oct 22 1848. M. Malmanche conveys the moki to the river. The capabilities of the moki tried. Tis found she will not take 3 at once. Tom w
Reference Number: E-334-066
Rough sketch of Lake Wainono looking across to distant hills, marked, on the left 'To Morokura', and on the right [two illegible words, possibly Taramea and Tikurua] then 'Waihau' [i. e. Waihoa River]. Along the edge of the page is a series of 5 comic views of Malmanche, Wills and Mantell or Hughes, attempting to cross a river in a mokihi or reed canoe, which sinks with the weight of the three men. A makeshift paddle is also shown, along with the axe lost in the failed attempt to use the canoe.
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Mr Malmanche, Hon Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell, Alfred Wills, Wainono Lagoon, Kai Tahu, Waitaha, Axes, Shipwrecks, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Boats and boating - Equipment and supplies and Wit and humour.
Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895 :[Sketchbook, no. 3] 1848-1849, Reference Number E-334 (17 digitised items)
Extent: 6 drawing(s)Pencil, 127 x 200 mm (page size). Single art work
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