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[Turner, George Addington] 1833-1911 :Maori passengers Ihiah Tainui, M. H. R., his wife and Maria with two children - left on south side of upper ford of the River Bealey - mode of supplying food to them. (West Coast Road). [ca 1880]

Reference Number: A-032-035

Five men on the near bank of the River Bealey with a ladder propped against a telegraph pole. They are sending a parcel of food across the river via the telegraph wires to M. P. Ihaiah Tainui on the other side. Also on the other side are a woman, presumably Mrs Tainui, with a babe-in-arms and a child. In the distance to the right is a stranded coach. Ihaiah Tainui was Member of the House of Representatives for Southen Maori, 1879-1880.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Tainui family, George Addington Turner, Ihaia Tainui, Bealey River, Telegraph, Fords (Stream crossings) - New Zealand - West Coast Region and West Coast Region (N.Z.) - Description and travel.

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[Turner, George Addington] 1833-1911 :Maori passengers Ihiah Tainui, M. H. R., his wife and Maria with two children - left on south side of upper ford of the River Bealey - mode of supplying food to them. (West Coast Road). [ca 1880], Reference Number A-032-035 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on paper 131 x 183 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title in pencil.

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