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[Wynyard, Robert Henry] 1802-1864 :Ruapekapeka after taken possession of on 11 Jany 1846 - at noon / drawn by L[anc]e Sergt Williams 58th Regt from a sketch by Lt Col Wynyard C. B.

Reference Number: E-320-f-010

British redcoats pushing through the broken pa pallisades, with smoke inside the pa. Several soldiers and two marines firing towards the bushes in front of the pa. One dead soldier on the ground beside this latter group. Heavy bush on both sides and in the foreground, with Maori hidden and firing on the left.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Williams, Robert Henry Wynyard, Great Britain Royal Navy Royal Marines, Great Britain. Army. 58th Regiment of Foot (Rutlandshire), Ruapekapeka, Death, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region, Rifles and Fires - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850, Reference Number E-320-f (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on wove paper 187 x 280 mm, glued into sketchbook. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001008)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: Title and attribution in pencil; title repeated in ink on left side below image in the hand of Johannes Andersen, Turnbull Librarian at the time of acquisition of this work. Andersen has changed "taken" to "taking" and has interpreted "Le Sergt" as Lieutenant-Sergeant, instead of Lance-sergeant.; Recto - top left: Label with "No 31" in ink

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