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Fox, William 1812-1893 :The Mangles grass valley, on the Mangles or Teraumei River. 15 Feb. [18]46.

Reference Number: C-013-006

A broad grassy plain with scattered clumps of bush surrounded by high hills. Four men (Fox, Heaphy, Brunner and their guide Kehu) are standing on a raised area to the left pointing at the plain, their baggage at their feet.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Charles Heaphy, Rt Hon Sir William Fox, Thomas Brunner, Picturing Paradise; the colonial watercolours of William Fox. National Library Gallery 25 February - 18 June 2000; Hocken Library Dunedin 11 September - 15 October 2000 (Exhibition), Kehu 1846, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, New Zealand Company, Mangles Valley, Mangles River, Tiraumea River, Travellers and Tasman Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration.

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Fox, William 1812-1893 :The Mangles grass valley, on the Mangles or Teraumei River. 15 Feb. [18]46., Reference Number C-013-006 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 204 x 512 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: An incident in the extensive explorations undertaken by Fox, Heaphy, Brunner and Kehu in 1846, when they set off from Nelson and tramped through to the West Coast and back. Fox, Heaphy and Brunner were the first Europeans to cover this ground. They were guided by Kehu, a Maori already familiar with the area.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001505)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - 15 Feb 46. W. Fox; Verso - [New Zealand Company stamp dated] 19 Feb 1847 [and inscribed] No. 209

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