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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View on the Pelorus River. Drawn by C Heaphy from a sketch by E J Wakefield Esqr. [184-]

Reference Number: A-145-007

Shows a Maori canoe with carved prow, containing 2 figures and a dog, alongside a raft being paddled by one man in foreground. Both craft negotiate river rapids. In right foreground a fallen tree trunk is a perch for a few birds, and in the background cabbage trees stand in front of denser bush. The scene is thought to be close to modern Canvastown

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Charles Heaphy, Edward Jerningham Wakefield, New Zealand Company, Canvastown, Pelorus River, Waka, Rafts and Cabbage trees.

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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :View on the Pelorus River. Drawn by C Heaphy from a sketch by E J Wakefield Esqr. [184-], Reference Number A-145-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 255 x 364 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002103)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - top centre: No. 5; Verso - top centre: No. 1

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