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Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pipiriki Maori settlement, Wanganui River 1875.

Reference Number: B-163-007

Shows a stretch of the Wanganui River at Pipiriki, with a wooden fence (or platform) and whare at the far right. Two canoes are pulled up on to the bank in the centre foreground (one with a ornate carved prow), and there is a waka with four figures in it, in the middle of the river. Five figure are bathing in the river off a shallow point. On the bank at the left are further huts and fences or raised platforms. There is a bird, possibly a kingfisher, on a branch in the left foreground, and flax and other plants in the foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to John Gully, Pipiriki Pa, Pipiriki, Whanganui River, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Kotare, Rivers - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Papakainga - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Waka - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Wood-carving, Maori, Bathing customs and Flax.

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Gully, John, 1819-1888 :Pipiriki Maori settlement, Wanganui River 1875., Reference Number B-163-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 310 x 384 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: J Gully / 1875

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