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Gold, Charles Emilius 1809-1871 :A-no-no Bay New Caledonia [ca 1850]

Reference Number: A-288-019

Shows the mouth of a small stream emptying into a large bay, with mountains in the distance. In the left foreground is a native hut with figures standing and sitting outside it, an outrigger canoe pulled up on the riverbank and another outrigger in the stream. At the other side of the stream outlet is another hut, a canoe and three figures with staffs. There is a canoe with a sail in the near part of the bay, and a sailing ship further into the distance. Several palm trees are in parts of the foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ethnographic images, related to Lieutant-Colonel Charles Emilius Gold, New Caledonia, Outrigger canoes - Pacific Area, Dwellings - New Caledonia, New Caledonia - Social life and customs, Sailing ships and Palms.

Part of:
Gold, Charles Emilius 1809-1871 :Sketches by General Gold, 1846 to 1860, Reference Number A-288-001/040 (37 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 170 x 250 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: No current geographical name similar to A-no-no has been found

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Other copies available: Colour printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005190)

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