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Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :View of my house and the Cantonment at the Wahapu, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, where I was quartered three years & a half. The Parade Ground, Officers houses and our pleasure boats in the foreground. [1845 or 1846?]

Reference Number: E-320-f-014

Panoramic view from the water looking towards Wahapu. Bridge's house is the large one on the hill, left of centre, with a flag (the Red Ensign) flying. The parade ground, right of centre, close to the beach, has groups of soldiers parading. There are houses spread along the beach-line and several yachts on the water.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Pencil works, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, Great Britain. Army. 58th Regiment of Foot (Rutlandshire), Te Wahapu Inlet, Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Flags - New Zealand - Northland Region, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Northland Region and Yachts - 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 drawing(s)Pencil on paper, 192 x 647 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-011167)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title in pencil. Also artist's signature in pencil lower right, and 'Wahapu' in the sea area far lower right above the signature. Label glued to recto top left, with 'No. 27' in ink

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