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Shipley, Conway, 1824-1888 :The Missionary Station at Mbua. Sandalwood Bay. Feejee Islds. [London, T. McLean, 1851].

Reference Number: A-115-007

Shows inlet formed by Bua River flowing into Sandalwood (Bua) Bay in foreground, one boat with lowered sail beside shore. There are about ten figures on or beside the boat. Behind are eight thatched buildings (the Mbua or Tiliva mission station), a stand of three palms, and other trees in background.

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1 image, categorised under Landscapes, Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to Thomas Williams, John Mansfield Thomson, Shipley, Conway (Lieutenant, R N), 1824-1888, Sketches in the Pacific, Methodist Missionary Society, Calypso (Ship), Bua Bay, Buildings - Fiji, Dwellings - Fiji, Missions - Fiji and Canoes and canoeing - Fiji.

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Shipley, Conway, 1824-1888 :The Missionary Station at Mbua. Sandalwood Bay. Feejee Islds. [London, T. McLean, 1851]., Reference Number A-115-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Lithograph, black and white on paper 202 x 272 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: G. C. Henderson, in his "Fiji and the Fijians 1835-1856" (Sydney, 1931), facing page 250, dates Shipley's work as 1848. Thomas Williams was the Methodist missionary in charge of Mbua (or Tiliva) station from 1847. Later in 1848, war broke out in the area as a result of the missionaries' teaching.

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006590)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: The Missionary Station at Mbua. Sandalwood Bay. Feejee Islds.; Recto - bottom left: CS.

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