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Artist unknown :"Perchance it was his hand, that burned down thy cot, But, savage, here I stand, Thy gun shall harm him not". [1860]

Reference Number: PUBL-0152-back-001

Shows Bishop George Selwyn intercepting a soldier who is trying to shoot a Maori with his rifle. Selwyn deflects the gun with a stick marked "Home influence". The Maori is standing behind Selwyn's back, thumbing his nose at the soldier.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures, Cartoons (Commentary) and Wood engravings, related to Bishop George Augustus Selwyn, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872, Maori - European relations, Peace and Bishops.

Part of:
The Penny journal. [Vol 1, no 1, April?] 1866 - II, no 60, 22 June 1867.l Printed and published by Mitchell & Seffern, General Steam Printing Works, Auckland., Reference Number PUBL-0152 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving on newsprint, 175 x 222 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-014185)

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