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Anderson, Robert S., fl. 1864 :Plan of ground surrounding Orakau Pa. Plan of pa [ms map]. Shewing the disposition of the troops under Brigadier General Carey, 2d April, 1864. Robert S. Anderson, draughtsman, 1864.

Reference Number: MapColl-832.14hkm/1864/Acc.36888

Hand drawn map, dated 8th. July 1864, of Orakau Pa detailing the position of British troops in the battle and the line of retreat from the pa. Names of regiments and commanding officers are given at various locations approaching the pa, some having the date of 2d. April. An area labelled 'Headquarters, 2 guns' is marked and the military term 'Picquet' locates three places on the map. Includes a plantation, reserve, Ti Tree and Raupo swamps and contour lines. A reference key indicates parapets, banquettes, ditches and whares [sic]. Three plans, inset and with a different scale to the area map, are of the pa with its approach and two cross sectional views, labelled A-B and C-D.

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1 image, categorised under Maps, related to Robert Carey, Robert S Anderson, Orakau Pa, General Assembly Library (Wellington), Orakau, Pa - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Maps, Military, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Waikato War, 1863-1864 and Battles - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

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Anderson, Robert S., fl. 1864 :Plan of ground surrounding Orakau Pa. Plan of pa [ms map]. Shewing the disposition of the troops under Brigadier General Carey, 2d April, 1864. Robert S. Anderson, draughtsman, 1864., Reference Number MapColl-832.14hkm/1864/Acc.36888 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 manuscript map(s)Ink and watercolour on card, linen backed, coloured, scales [1:5 280] and [ca. 1:400], 68 x 47 cm.. Map

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