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Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :Mr Hughes after ye launch of ye Moki down river. The chief Taiaroa tryeth to ferry over Mr Wills. But as ye moki will not bear them, Mr Wills returns to the shore. Tairoa and ye Commissioner do cross. Mons Malma

Reference Number: E-334-069

Rough sketch of the coastline near the Waitaki River, South Canterbury. Along the edge of the page is a series of 5 comic views of Taiaroa, Malmanche, Wills, Mantell and Hughes, attempting to cross a river in a dugout canoe, which sinks with their weight. 'Ye commissioner' is Mantell himself. See also E-334-066 for the earlier episode of the sequel about the canoe or moki.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Mr Malmanche, Hon Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell, Alfred Wills, Kai Tahu, Waitaha, Shipwrecks, Boats and boating - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Boats and boating - Equipment and supplies and Wit and humour.

Part of:
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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