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Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Slaves preparing food. London, lithographed and published by R. Martin & Co [1838]

Reference Number: PUBL-0015-03

A scene at Russell (Kororareka) looking out into the Bay, with the islands and hills opposite. Four slaves are pounding fern root on rocks beside two fires, watched by their masters; a third fire on the right has a group of four Maori huddled around it. A storehouse (pataka) and other storage mechanisms, including a platform on poles and forked sticks holding bundles containing food, and several other low houses with raupo thatch are surrounded by palisades.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Lithographs, related to Russell, Ngapuhi, Maori - Food, Maori - Social life and customs, Weapons, Maori, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region and Slaves.

Part of:
Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from original drawings by Augustus Earle Esq, Draughtsman of H. M. S. "Beagle". London, Lithographed and Published under the auspices of the New Zealan, Reference Number PUBL-0015 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured 233 x 367 mm. Art works

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