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[Robley, Horatio Gordon] 1840-1930 :Breach of the Gate Pa - looking east. Early 30th April, 1864.

Reference Number: A-033-007

View of the trenches at Gate Pa, Tauranga, looking east, the front of the pa to the left, the rear to the right, after its capture by British forces in April 1864. European soldiers standing guard, two carrying a stretcher in the background, a rifle and parts of the broken palisade lying in the foreground, and wounded and dead Maori men visible in the trenches, including Reweti, in a trench to the right, facing the viewer. A tunnel on the left is marked as a covered way, and a tall pole in the background, on a slant is the flagpole. A low land formation in the background to the left is noted as Maungatapu cliffs with cemetery. Tauranga Harbour can be seen in the background

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Horatio Gordon Robley, Gate Pa, Great Britain. Army. 68th Regiment of Foot (Durham Light Infantry), Tauranga Harbour, Gate Pa, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Fortification - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - Waikato-Tauranga, War wounds, Soldiers, Death, Men, Maori and Weapons, Maori.

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[Robley, Horatio Gordon] 1840-1930 :Breach of the Gate Pa - looking east. Early 30th April, 1864., Reference Number A-033-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pen and wash drawing 180 x 255 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002211)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [title]; Recto - bottom left: Front; Recto - bottom right: Rear; Verso - Disposition of fortifications and other features explained in notes on back of sketch, including the following: Looking east. The flagstaff. Maungatapu cliffs [with] cemetery. A covered way. Reweti wounded and another.

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