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Artist unknown :[HMS Galatea with Royal Party anchored off Kororareka, Russell, Bay of Islands, May 1869].

Reference Number: B-163-013

Shows a view from near Flagstaff Hill, looking down on Russell and the Bay of Islands, with nine sailing ships with many flags anchored off the bay and one smaller steamship nearing the shore. Paihia is in thebackground, across the water

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Nicholas Chevalier, Alfred Ernest Albert Edinburgh, Galatea (Ship), Bay of Islands, Russell, Princes, Bays - New Zealand - Northland Region, Visits of state and Sailing ships.

Part of:
Artist unknown :[HMS Galatea with Royal Party anchored off Kororareka, Russell, Bay of Islands, May 1869]., Reference Number B-163-013 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 248 x 347 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: There is no known record of a visit by the Galatea to the Bay of Islands. The ship left Auckland and proceeded to Tahiti. It may have called at the Bay of Islands en route.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-015802)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - No inscriptions on the work itself. Title from mat (discarded by the Library) supplied by a previous dealer.

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