Military encampment at Poho o Rawiri, Turanganui, Poverty Bay, 1865-1866
Reference Number: PA1-q-193-085-2
The military encampment at Poho a Rawiri, Turanganui, photographed 1865-1866, probably by William Leonard Williams.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 103 x 152 mm mounted on album page. Single photograph
Historical Notes: Photograph probably taken by William Leonard Williams, who was living in nearby Waikahua cottage, close to the Cook landing site, in early November 1865. It could have been taken before he left the district just prior to the battle at Waerenga-a-hika, or, as is more likely, when he returned in February 1866. (information from Sheila Robinson, Gisborne Museum & Arts Centre. See AT 13/12/4, 27/8/90)
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service17. Cook Co. Turanganui ca 1865(PFP-000500)
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