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Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :The River Wanganui. Tracing of rough sketch of the stockades etc. at Wanganui on last day of the campaign July 1847.

Reference Number: A-292-069

View from the hills opposite Wanganui township, looking down on the river and town, with the Gun-boat Stockade (the site of Motua Gardens) closest, the Main Stockade (Rutland Stockade) and the middle stockade (York Stockade). Houses and possibly a hospital are also visible as is Christ Church and St John's Wood (to the far right), with the sea horizon on the left. The nature of the terrain is also indicated as sandhills, flax swamp, fern and grass. In the distance to the right "The Taua" (a Maori raiding party) is also shown.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Birds-eye-views, related to Thomas Bernard Collinson, Christ Church (Wanganui), Rutland Stockade, York Stockade, St John's Wood, Wanganui, Whanganui River, Fortification - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Hospitals - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Wharves - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Whanganui Conflict, 1847 and Anglican church buildings - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850, Reference Number A-292-001/080 (21 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink on 2 sheets of tracing paper 262 x 177 & 262 x 180 mm. Single art work

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