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[Creator unknown] :Sketch of the Middle Island of New Zealand [ms map]. Reduced from original Maori sketch made for Mr Halswell. [ca 1841-2].

Reference Number: MapColl-834ap/[1841-2?]/Acc.527

An early map of the South Island and Stewart Island, drawn to a shape that is unrecognisable, showing Maori placenames of coastal and harbour areas and two lakes. Written on map are comments, including descriptions of the quality of harbours and land, such as 'only fit for boats', 'flat land', 'plenty of seals', 'plenty of whalers huts', and navigators' notes.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Judge Edmund Storr Halswell, New Zealand. Department of Lands and Survey, South Island, Stewart Island, Maori - Names, Geographical, Maori - historical - maps, South Island (N.Z.) - Maps, New Zealand - Discovery and exploration and Harbours - New Zealand - South Island.

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[Creator unknown] :Sketch of the Middle Island of New Zealand [ms map]. Reduced from original Maori sketch made for Mr Halswell. [ca 1841-2]., Reference Number MapColl-834ap/[1841-2?]/Acc.527 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink and watercolour on paper, linen backed, scale indeterminable, 56 x 44 cm. Map

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: Neg & CT 96060 1/2 (better quality); Neg & CT 69885 1/2; colour transparencies available

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