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Williams, John, d 1905 :Ruapekapeka from the camp. [1846?]

Reference Number: E-320-f-011

Shows open space to left with flagpole, two cannons and a Von Cohorn (or Kohorn) mortar, and two piles of cannonballs. This space overlooks a gully in left middle distance. At right a road leads away past fern-thatched huts to central distance, and in right foreground, small groups of soldiers in red jackets, and two Maori in cloaks, talk together. Flags flying amidst huts at right include a Union Jack.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Williams, Te Ruki Kawiti, Ruapekapeka, Ordnance, Mortars (Ordnance), Flags, Military uniforms, Papakainga and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
Williams, John, d 1905 :Maori war sketches [by John Williams, Cyprian Bridge and other artists] 1845-1850, Reference Number E-320-f (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s) in sketchbook.Watercolour, 190 x 285 mm, on paper 250 x 330 mm, glued into sketchbook 335 x 370 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001560)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Title, once in pencil and once in ink]; Unsigned and undated.

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