[Gold, Charles Emilius] 1809-1871 :Scene of the Wairau Massacre, New Zealand [April 1851]
Reference Number: B-103-030
Shows a Maori warrior in the centre foreground, walking in a partly crouched position through low bushy growth, towards the right. He wears a feather cloak and carries a spear. To the left is a stream, flowing quietly between overgrown banks. In the centre background is a fencelike structure under the trees, probably part of the fencing to the grave site. In the distance, a hill rises to the right.
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutant-Colonel Charles Emilius Gold, Tuamarina, Ngati Toa, Battles, Taiaha, Kahu huruhuru, Rivers - New Zealand - Marlborough Region and New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847.
[Gold, Charles Emilius] 1809-1871 :Scene of the Wairau Massacre, New Zealand [April 1851], Reference Number B-103-030 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 180 x 255 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Historical Notes: The Wairau Affray took place in Tuamarina, Wairau Valley, on 17 June 1843.
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