Tauranga at time of Gate Pa Battle (1864)
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Artist unknown :Tauranga, at time of Gate Pa Battle. [ca 1863].
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
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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