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Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant, 1820-1895 :[Maori settlements, South and central Canterbury. Sept 7, Oct 6 [1848] [By Mantell and Alfred Wills]

Reference Number: E-334-051

6 drawings on one page, showing from top left, two views of storage platforms titled Te Owiwa or Te Owina, and 'forries and futters' [whares and whatas]. The 3rd view is of a pa alongside a river, with a whare and a storage platform, the 4th of a large egg, possibly a moa's egg. The 5th is titled W te R. Remains of pa f... Hap 1851 and another illegible word. It shows several carved niu poles, and a cabbage tree, with a plain and hills beyond and an unidentified object in front on the ground. The 6th is titled Ruataniwha and dated Sept 7, and is signed A. W. (Alfred Wills). It shows a pa alongside a river, possibly the same site as no. 3, with a stand of bush behind it, at Ruataniwha (a name no longer in current use)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Hon Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell, Alfred Wills, Twizel, South Canterbury, Niu poles, Eggs, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Native forest - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Maori - Dwellings - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Maori - Pataka, Wood-carving, Maori, Moa and Cabbage trees.

Part of:
Mantell, Walter Baldock Durrant 1820-1895 :[Sketchbook, no. 3] 1848-1849, Reference Number E-334 (17 digitised items)

Extent: 6 drawing(s)Pencil, 127 x 200 mm (page size). Single art work

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