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[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of the pah of Ruapekapeka after its capture and when in flames from the mortar battery in view of the principle stockade - distance 900 yards, 12th Jany 1846

Reference Number: A-079-009

Two tents sheltering redcoat solders and their equipment right foreground, two burnt bushes left foreground with centrally-placed wooden palisades of the stockade built by the British forces. Several other soldiers and one Maori on guard. Three small Cohorn mortars are inside the stockade. In the left background on a low hill, the Ruapekapeka pa is in flames.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, Encounter with Eden; New Zealand, Ruapekapeka, Ngapuhi, Military camps - New Zealand - Northland Region, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Northland Region, Mortars (Ordnance), Fortification - New Zealand - Northland Region, Soldiers and Fires - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of the pah of Ruapekapeka after its capture and when in flames from the mortar battery in view of the principle stockade - distance 900 yards, 12th Jany 1846, Reference Number A-079-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour and Chinese white 165 x 245 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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