Digitised Image

Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :Native village with swing and pa in the distance. [Engraved by] J. Whymper, from a sketch by Col. Bridge. [London, 1859]

Reference Number: PUBL-0144-1-209

A fortified pa on a hilltop to the left, children using a swing below the pa, low houses on the flat land near the foot of the hill, canoes at the water's edge in the foreground and raupo or flax drying on a frame.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wood engravings, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, Whetoi Pomare I, Edward Whymper, Kawakawa, Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Waka, Maori - Social life and customs, Flax and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Thomson, Arthur Saunders, 1817?-1860 :The story of New Zealand (London, John Murray, 1859)., Reference Number PUBL-0144 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 59 x 84 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009630)

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