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[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :In the Aglionby or Matukituki Valley, looking into the Otapawa. 20th Feb. [1846]

Reference Number: B-113-008

Shows Maori guide Kehu snaring a weka with a lure of food on a stick and a long pole with a noose. To the right is a makeshift open-fronted slab hut, a small fire burning outside, with the artist's two European companions, Charles Heaphy and Thomas Brunner reclining inside. The Matakitaki River and hills are in the background. Mount Mantell is the cone-shaped hill to the right.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Charles Heaphy, Rt Hon Sir William Fox, Drawn from nature ; Europeans record New Zealand, Thomas Brunner, Picturing Paradise; the colonial watercolours of William Fox. National Library Gallery 25 February - 18 June 2000; Hocken Library Dunedin 11 September - 15 October 2000 (Exhibition), Kehu 1846, Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, Treasures in Trust (Exhibition), New Zealand Company, Matakitaki River, Matakitaki, Mantell, Mount, Ngati Tumatakokiri o Te Waipounamu, Weka, Maori - Food, Tasman Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration, Huts - New Zealand - Tasman Region and Fires.

Part of:
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :In the Aglionby or Matukituki Valley, looking into the Otapawa. 20th Feb. [1846], Reference Number B-113-008 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 204 x 257 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002359)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: Title [in pencil]; Verso - [New Zealand Company Stamp, dated 19 February 1847, and inscribed 'No. 218'. Full title also on verso, along with] 20th Feb. W. Fox

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