Tauranga at time of Gate Pa Battle (1864)

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Tauranga at time of Gate Pa Battle (1864).

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Artist unknown :Tauranga, at time of Gate Pa Battle. [ca 1863].

Ref: A-090-015

Shows the tents of Te Papa military camp to the right and the buildings of Tauranga in the distance on the right. The church-like building with a spire on the right was the Church Missionary Society's Mission Institute, taken over as a commissariat by the troops. A low cliff drops to the water and there are several small boats in the harbour. The view is from the west side of Tauranga Harbour.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title in pencil. Also 'Artist unknown' in a different hand in pencil.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour with scraping out, on prepared paper, 142 x 225 mm (image) on sheet 187 x 269 mm

Provenance: Unknown.

Format: Watercolours, 1 watercolour(s), Single art work, Watercolour with scraping out, on prepared paper, 142 x 225 mm (image) on sheet 187 x 269 mm, Oval image, horizontal

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Artist unknown :Tauranga, at time of Gate Pa Battle. [ca 1863].. Ref: A-090-015. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22763744

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Tauranga at time of Gate Pa Battle (1864)


City:Tauranga
Year:1864
Location where this photo was taken:


Latitude and Longitude coordinates: -37.68779749999999,176.16512950000003

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