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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[View of Thames? with earthworks of a pa and a Maori man and woman in the foreground. 1867?]

Reference Number: A-159-046

Standing Maori man in foreground with pointed musket, beside seated Maori woman, cabbage tree on left, on hill with pa earthwork fortifications, looking down towards coastal scene with European settlement and ships in harbour in the distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Watercolours, related to Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky, Kettle, F Von Tempsky, Hawke's Bay Art Gallery and Museum, Thames, Dwellings - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Fortification - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Pa - New Zealand - Waikato Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Firearms and Cabbage trees.

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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[View of Thames? with earthworks of a pa and a Maori man and woman in the foreground. 1867?], Reference Number A-159-046 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil & watercolour 182 x 290 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Possibly drawn while von Tempsky was prospecting for gold in the Coromandel in early 1867, although scene appears to depict events of the New Zealand wars..

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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