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[Heaphy, Charles] 1820-1881 :[Earthworks of Rangiriri Pa, taken 20th Nov. 1863]

Reference Number: A-145-005

Shows view looking along the top of an earth wall at right. There is a trench to the left of it, and the left wall of the trench has regular arched niches in it. In the right background is a lake with canoes on it.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Wash drawings, related to Charles Heaphy, Rangiriri, Fortification - New Zealand - Waikato Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - Waikato-Tauranga and Lakes - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

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[Heaphy, Charles] 1820-1881 :[Earthworks of Rangiriri Pa, taken 20th Nov. 1863], Reference Number A-145-005 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Monotone wash sketch, 255 x 337 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: The defence works were built on the ridge between July and November 1863, by the Waikato supporters of the Maori King movement, in preparation for a confrontation with British troops under General (Sir) Duncan Alexander Cameron.

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

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-008350)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: [Title in pencil]

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