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[Strutt, William] 1825-1915 :[Engineering a tent as his first home on arrival in Taranaki in New Zealand, 1856]

Reference Number: A-263-023

Three people building a tent on a wooden framework, surrounded by bush. A European woman in hat, cape and full skirt, probably William Strutt's wife, Sarah, is in front of the tent with her back to the viewer. A European man, probably the artist, wearing a military-style cap and blue jacket, is beyond the tent, facing the viewer and a Maori man or woman is alongside him. There is a large wicker basket on the right of the image.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Drawings, related to Sarah Agnes Strutt, Ernest George Frederick Vogtherr, William Strutt, Dr Neville Hogg, New Plymouth District, Baskets, Women, Building and Tents.

Part of:
[Strutt, William] 1825-1915 :[Engineering a tent as his first home on arrival in Taranaki in New Zealand, 1856], Reference Number A-263-023 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour 72 x 115 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: William and Sarah Strutt left Australia for Taranaki in February 1855. They spent 18 months in New Zealand attempting to survive as pioneers, then returned to Australia.

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

Other copies available: ColourIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002233)

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