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[Williams, John] d 1905 :Ruapekapeka, N.Z. [January, 1846]

Reference Number: A-079-030

Ruapekapeka pa in the distance on a hill, with the smoke of gunfire around it. In the foreground on a flat area are British redcoats, some standing in line, some moving amongst the raupo whare of the lower pa. A cauldron is boiling on a fire on the left and the palisades of the lower pa are visible on the right. On the left, bullocks are hauling supplies (of timber?) into the flat area and fighting is continuing in the background with much gunsmoke.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Lieutenant-Colonel Cyprian Bridge, John Williams, Ruapekapeka Pa, Ruapekapeka, Battles, New Zealand Wars, 1843-1847 - Campaigns - New Zealand - Northland Region, Maori - Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Bullock teams - New Zealand - Northland Region, Soldiers, Cookery and Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Northland Region.

Part of:
[Williams, John] d 1905 :Ruapekapeka, N.Z. [January, 1846], Reference Number A-079-030 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 206 x 328 mm. Single art work

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