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Hamley, Joseph Osbertus 1820-1911 :H.M.S. Esk ; stuck with the Maoris taken prisoner at Rangiriri where Capt.... R.A. was killed. [1864?]

Reference Number: E-047-q-031

Shows Auckland Harbour with HMS Esk to the left, flying blue and white pennants. In the centre, with no sails, is the prison hulk Marion, with figures lining the deck. There is a string of pennants along part of the ship's length, and a blue naval flag hangs from one mast. In front beside the ship is a small boat with red sail. At right distance is a steamer and three sailing vessels. On top of hill at left is a signal tower, with red flag flying.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Joseph Osbertus Hamley, Colonel Edward Arthur Williams, Esk (Ship), Marion (Ship), Waitemata Harbour, Rangiriri, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - Waikato-Tauranga, Prison ships - New Zealand - Waikato Region and Flags.

Part of:
Hamley, Joseph Osbertus, 1820-1911 :Sketches in New Zealand [ca 1860 to 1864], Reference Number E-047-q-001/051 (44 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 171 x 270 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001548)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Title] "'Tis sad to see / How cabined, cribbed, confined / The Maories who in Rangiriri's pits / So stoutly held their ground / Now fret in vain"

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