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Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :Plain of the Ruamahanga, opening into Palliser Bay near Wellington. This view represents about sixty miles of the length of the plain from North to South / Drawn by S. C. Brees, esq.r, Chief Surveyor to the New Zealand C

Reference Number: PUBL-0011-08-2

An extensive view of the Wairarapa Plain with Rimutaka Range and Tararua Ranges in the background ("the snowy range in the distance is the Tararua Mountains"); a wild boar hunt in the foreground, with 4 Maori, 3 Pakeha men and four dogs. The dogs are worrying the boar. The Maori are wearing traditional Maori clothing, and all are carrying firearms. Bracken and tree ferns in the foreground and clumps of bush on the plain.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to South Wairarapa District, Rimutaka Range, Tararua Range, Rangitane, Ngati Kahungunu, Dogs, Pigs, Men, Maori, Maori - Clothing, Pig hunting and Surveyors.

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Brees, Samuel Charles 1810-1865 :Plain of the Ruamahanga, opening into Palliser Bay near Wellington. This view represents about sixty miles of the length of the plain from North to South / Drawn by S. C. Brees, esq.r, Chief Surveyor to the New Zealand C, Reference Number PUBL-0011-08 (3 digitised items)
Wakefield, Edward Jerningham 1820-1879 :Illustrations to "Adventure in New Zealand". Lithographed from original drawings taken on the spot by Mrs Wicksteed, Miss King, Mrs Fox, Mr John Saxton, Mr Charles Heaphy, Mr S. C. Brees and Captain W. Mein Smith., Reference Number PUBL-0011 (29 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured 238 x 495 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Centre sectionIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002485)

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