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[Harris, Edwin] ca 1810-1895 :[New Plymouth, 3 August 1860. Troops of the 40th Regiment being ferried ashore by lighters from H. M. S. Victoria, early evening, with H. M. S. Airedale, Paddle steamer Tasmanian Maid, brigantine George Henderson and a scho

Reference Number: C-030-013

Shows arrival of 40th Regiment (from Australia) on the Victoria with, from left the Airedale (steam sloop), Tasmanian Maid (Paddle steamer), George Henderson (Brigantine), a Schooner (Emily Allison, Tyne, or Travellers Bride), the Victoria (H. M. Colonial steam sloop) a schooner. (This information conflicts with that on the original backing board identifying left to right: HMS Cordelia, HMS Niger, Packet ship Tasmanian Maid). The buoy in the left foreground is the New Zealand Company buoy. New Plymouth is shown in the distance with Mt Taranaki. Troops are being ferried ashore in two small lighters in the immediate foreground with others visible in the distance. (See AT 3/1/1, 13 June 1986)

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Waterscapes, related to Edwin Harris, Niger (Ship), Tasmanian Maid (Ship), George Henderson (Ship), Emily Allison (Ship), Travellers Bride (Ship), New Zealand Company, Great Britain. Army. 40th Regiment of Foot (2nd Somersetshire), Wide-Eyed; early images of New Zealand (Exhibition), Tyne (Ship), Cordelia (Ship), Airedale HMS (Ship), Victoria HMS (Ship. 1859-1867), Sugar Loaf Islands, Taranaki, Mount, New Plymouth, Soldiers - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Transports and New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872.

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[Harris, Edwin] ca 1810-1895 :[New Plymouth, 3 August 1860. Troops of the 40th Regiment being ferried ashore by lighters from H. M. S. Victoria, early evening, with H. M. S. Airedale, Paddle steamer Tasmanian Maid, brigantine George Henderson and a scho, Reference Number C-030-013 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on card image 305 x 495 mm on card 400 x 590 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-003957)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board recto - Identification of ships & N.Z. Company buoy

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