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Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :Sketch of the action at Mawe, New Zealand, on the 8th May, 1845 by the forces under command of Lt Colonel Hulme 96th Regt. Composed of Head Quarter Division of 58th. Details &c of 96th - a few Marines & Sailors of H. M. Ships N

Reference Number: A-079-008

Shows the battle of Puketutu (or Mawai) at Lake Omapere, near Okaihou, between the Bay of Islands and Hokianga Harbour, with Royal Marines in the right foreground firing a Congreve rocket, ranks of soldiers, Maori in the distance, the pa surrounded by the smoke of gunfire in the background at the foot of wooded hills and the shore of the lake to the right. The man in the top hat standing alongside the rocket is thought to be Lieutenant Edgerton, R. N., with sailors from HMS North Star.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, Te Ruki Kawiti, Hone Wiremu Heke Pokai, Lt.Colonel William Hulme, North Star HMS (Ship), Hazard HMS (Ship), Great Britain Royal Navy Royal Marines, Mawhe Pa, Great Britain. Army. 58th Regiment of Foot (Rutlandshire), Great Britain. Army. 96th (Manchester) Regiment of Foot, Omapere, Lake, Soldiers - New Zealand - Northland Region, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

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Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885 :Sketch of the action at Mawe, New Zealand, on the 8th May, 1845 by the forces under command of Lt Colonel Hulme 96th Regt. Composed of Head Quarter Division of 58th. Details &c of 96th - a few Marines & Sailors of H. M. Ships N, Reference Number A-079-008 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour with Chinese white and scraping out 187 x 259 mm. Horizontal imageSingle 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-000867)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title in Bridge's hand and his name printed in block capitals in another hand.

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