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Clark, Russell Stuart 1905-1966 :Samuel Marsden's first service in New Zealand. The Gospel of Jesus Christ first proclaimed on these shores by the Rev. Samuel Marsden at Oihi, Bay of Islands, Christmas Day, 1814 [Christchurch] N.Z. Church Missionary Soc

Reference Number: B-077-006

Marsden standing on the shore of Oihi Bay, Rangihoua, Bay of Islands, in a makeshift pulpit, draped with a woven cloth, preaching to a large group of Maori and Pakeha. His translator, Ruatara, can be seen to his right, while Hongi and Korokoro, in their regimental uniforms, are at the heads of their iwi or hapu behind the party of settlers. War canoes are drawn up on the beach behind the preacher, and Marsden's ship, the brig Active, is moored in the stream in the distance.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Russell Stuart Cedric Clark, d Ruatara, Rev Samuel Marsden, Hongi Hika, Active (Ship), Oihi Bay, Rangatira, Sermons, Waka and Anglican Communion - Missions - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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Clark, Russell Stuart 1905-1966 :Samuel Marsden's first service in New Zealand. The Gospel of Jesus Christ first proclaimed on these shores by the Rev. Samuel Marsden at Oihi, Bay of Islands, Christmas Day, 1814 [Christchurch] N.Z. Church Missionary Soc, Reference Number B-077-006 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s)Coloured print 304 x 279 mm. Art works

Historical Notes: Issued to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Marsden's first sermon

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