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[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[Encampment of Chute's forces near Te Putahi Pa, on the Whenuakura River, 7 January 1866 / G.F.von Tempsky] [1866]

Reference Number: A-198-008

Shows Von Tempsky, smoking a pipe and seated by the cartwheel in the foreground, with Dr I. E. Featherston standing behind him. Sergeant Birchfield may be the standing soldier on the left, guarding the group. Seated are Maori guide Te Mahuki and his wife Takeroa (Lucy). There is a horse standing by the cart on the right. There is a billy boiling on a campfire in the centre of the group of figures. The group is in the foreground looking out over an encampment at the right in mid-distance, with troops moving on lower further hills, and in the distance a hilltop fort or pa, with a flag flying. There is a cabbage tree in the left foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, Watercolours and Self-portraits, related to Lucy Takiora Lord, Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky, Sergeant Birchfield, Te Mahuki, Dr Isaac Earl Featherston, Sir Trevor Chute, Te Putahi Pa, Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Whenuakura River, Soldiers - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Fortification - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Horses, Soldiers, Women, Maori, Tobacco pipes, Firearms, Carriages and carts, Tents, Campfires and Cabbage trees.

Part of:
[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[Encampment of Chute's forces near Te Putahi Pa, on the Whenuakura River, 7 January 1866 / G.F.von Tempsky] [1866], Reference Number A-198-008 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 254 x 352 mm. Single art work

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