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[Artist unknown] :[Wiremu Henare Taratoa offers water to Lieutenant-Colonel Booth, 1864. 1860s?].

Reference Number: A-172-033

A depiction of an incident at Battle of Gate Pa, 1864, where Booth was mortally wounded. Shows Wiremu Taratoa kneeling the recumbent figure of Lieutenant Colonel Booth, holding a bowl to his lips. A fortification and Maori whare are seen in the background, beside the curve of a river.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Conjectural works and Wash drawings, related to Henare Wiremu Taratoa, Henry Jackson Parkin Booth, Gate Pa, Gate Pa, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - Waikato-Tauranga, War - Relief of sick and wounded, Maori - European relations, Pa and Men, Maori.

Part of:
[Artist unknown] :[Wiremu Henare Taratoa offers water to Lieutenant-Colonel Booth, 1864. 1860s?]., Reference Number A-172-033 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Painting on card, monotone wash and chinese white 231 x 185 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File print in Turnbull Library Pictures350. NZ Wars. Tauranga. 1864(DFP-009454)

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