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Gold, Charles Emilius, 1809-1871 :Wairau April 1851.

Reference Number: A-329-014

Shows a view looking west over the Wairau Plain with the Tuamarina Stream winding across it. In the foreground is a fenced grave, that of the Pakeha participants of the 'Wairau Affray' of 17 June 1843. There is a range of hills in the distance. A sketch of a similar scene by Henry James Warre identifies this grave as that of Captain Arthur Wakefield (See A-172-014).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutant-Colonel Charles Emilius Gold, Captain Arthur Wakefield, Tuamarina Stream, Tuamarina, Ngati Toa, Tombs - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Cemeteries - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Battles, Rivers - New Zealand - Marlborough Region, Wairau Affray and New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847.

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Gold, Charles Emilius, 1809-1871 :Wairau April 1851., Reference Number A-329-014 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 163 x 245 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: The Wairau Affray took place in Tuamarina, Wairau Valley, on 17 June 1843. The 22 European victims were buried in a large grave in the area in which they fell.

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Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-012844)

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