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Artist unknown :New Zealand warfare - attacking a pah [Storming the Waireka Pah, Taranaki ... 1863]

Reference Number: PUBL-0098-02-24-06-lower

Shows an event of 1860 in which British soldiers are attacking the wooden palisades of a pa on a small hill, with hand-to-hand fighting and rifle-shooting in the foreground. A large flag flies from the palisades. Mount Taranaki is shown in the left distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Offset printing, Engravings and Conjectural works, related to Illustrated Melbourne post (Periodical), Taranaki, Mount, Waireka Stream, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Battles - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Maori - Flags and Taranaki War, 1860-1861.

Part of:
New Zealand. Internal Affairs Department :Making New Zealand; pictorial surveys of a century. Wellington, Department of Internal Affairs, 1940., Reference Number PUBL-0098 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Offset print, 95 x 120 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File print in Turnbull Library Pictures350. NZ Wars(DFP-013064)

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