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Artist unknown :[Early mission station in Northland, probably James Shepherd's station 'Waitangi' at Whangaroa Harbour. 1838?]

Reference Number: B-121-024

Extensive view by Whangaroa harbour above Touwai Bay with bush-clad hills. In the left foreground is a meandering river with mangrove swamps, and the stumps of several large trees. In the centre and right foreground are several fenced and cleared areas. A style leads over the fence to the right and three men and a dog are following a pathway towards a group of buildings, including a house and several sheds in the middle distance. A woman and child are on another section of the path closer to the buildings. The buildings look down over the harbour. On the water are several canoes, including a long war canoe in the distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to James Shepherd, Methodist Missionary Society (London), Touwai Bay, Whangaroa Harbour, Ngapuhi, Mission stations - New Zealand - Northland Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Northland Region, Women - New Zealand - Northland Region, Waka, Methodist Church - Missions - New Zealand - Northland Region and Mangrove plants.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[Early mission station in Northland, probably James Shepherd's station 'Waitangi' at Whangaroa Harbour. 1838?], Reference Number B-121-024 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Ink on wove paper 206 x 404 mm. Single art work

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