Siege of Maketu watercolour 1864 11-169

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Siege of Maketu watercolour 1864 11-169.

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Portion of a water-colour. Siege of Maketu: "Entitled ‘Sieg [sic] of Maketu’, this water-colour by an unknown artist depicts HMS ‘Falcon’ (left) and HM Colonial Gunboat ‘Sandfly’ standing off mouth of Kaituna River shelling Tai Rawhiti forces attacking Maketu, 27 April 1864. Maketu Pa (left centre); Pukemaire Redoubt (centre); Wharekahu Mission Station (right). Original in Tauranga Public Library Archives."

 

Notes by Alister Matheson.

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