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Williams, Edward Arthur 1824-1898 :Waitotara 12 Feby 1865.

Reference Number: B-045-040/041

Shows view of about ten tents, taken from amongst them. One has bedding hanging to air on the guy-ropes. Two horses and men are in the left background.Diary page adjoining left side of work has notes for 11-24 February 1865: 11 Feby. Camp.....came yesterday - more today - nothing doing - heard of the murders and got our English letters yesterday - Tupper 50th arrived in camp. Sunday 12 - Monday 13 - Tupper dined with us & whist - 14. Valentine's Day - wonder if my little folks have got those I sent home 9 december - I shall hear in May - 15 Marched at midnight -- 16 - reached Patea about 8 & camped by 9 - 17- Nothing doing. redoubt building of course - 18,19,20 - Rainy - Steamers in and out - talk of moving upriver 21,2,3 Rainier, completing a large redoubt - few natives come prowling and get fired at from long distance. Spent much time in drawing by day, a ride if possible & whist by night - Campbell taken ill and Gen [Waddy?] gets thrown & breaks collarbone - Mulloy loses himself & we suppose he does a little "pai marire" - 24 Feby - Army crosses the Patea.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Waitotara, Military camps - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Horses and Tents.

Part of:
Williams, Edward Arthur 1824-1898 :[New Zealand sketches, 1864-1866], Reference Number B-045 (22 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s) in sketchbook.Watercolour, 138 x 310 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-004970)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: [Title]

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