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Gold, Charles Emilius, 1809-1871 :Entrance to Wellington Harbour N. Zealand. [Between 1847 and 1857]

Reference Number: A-288-026

A Maori man poling a canoe laden with newly-caught fish, another small canoe in the background and a European sailing vessel, a gannet diving and another seabird swimming close to the first canoe. The man has facial moko, is wearing a tiki around his neck and a flax skirt. Palmer Head is in the background.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lieutant-Colonel Charles Emilius Gold, Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Palmer Head, Wellington Harbour, Waka, Maori - Fishing, Men, Maori, Gannets and Fish.

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, 175 x 255 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005148)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom centre: title in ink

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