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[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of an ordinary New Zealand pa with potato plantations around it. [1845]

Reference Number: A-079-031

View of a pa with strengthened palisade walls, with musket-holes around the base, with fenced in potato plantations in front and to the right in the middle distance, with several people working in the plantations. A Maori man in the foreground is clad in a European shirt and Maori skirt and is smoking a pipe and there are several other people in the foreground. To the right of a path is a swampy area with fern or bracken and mangroves. Probably Tamati Waka Nene's pa at Okaihou. (Information from Chris Pugsley, military historian, 1995)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, Tamati Waka Nene, Okaihau, Children, Maori, Potatoes, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Smoking, Maori - Agriculture, Mangrove plants, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region and Gardens - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of an ordinary New Zealand pa with potato plantations around it. [1845], Reference Number A-079-031 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour with scraping out 225 x 300 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-000868)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: title in ink; Verso - title in pencil in the hand of Cyprian Bridge. Barely visible under scraped out later backing board.

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