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Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Wanganui, showing blockhouses from the sandhills. [16 January 1865]

Reference Number: E-047-q-039

View along the north shoreline of the Whanganui River, with the Rutland Stockade (with two fortresses and other buildings within the perimeter fence]. Military tents dot the slopes of the nearer hills, and the spire of St Peter's Church can be seen, along with the buildings along the shoreline. In the right foreground, a Maori man in a cloak with a taiaha is conversing with a soldier in a blue uniform.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Joseph Osbertus Hamley, Colonel Edward Arthur Williams, Rutland Stockade, St Peter's Church (Wanganui), Wanganui, Fortification - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Soldiers - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Anglican church buildings - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Dwellings - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Sketches in New Zealand [ca 1860 to 1864], Reference Number E-047-q-001/051 (44 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on buff paper, 171 x 249 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007621)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title in pencil

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