Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :Surrender of the Ngaiterangi at Te Papa - coming in with arms

Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :Surrender of the Ngaiterangi at Te Papa - coming in with arms
Date
25 July 1864
By
Robley, Horatio Gordon, 1840-1930
Ref
A-033-010
Description

Scene at Tauranga, with Ngati Rangi bringing in their arms and the arms of British soldiers captured in battle, after the battle of Gate Pa. The White Ensign is flying on a flagpole. A large group of Maori is seated, with their leader, Hori Ngatai standing in the centre and speaking. The captured British swords are plunged into the ground close to the table where the peace agreement is being signed. A two-storied European house at upper left and another house in the background

Compared to engraving in Illustrated London News, 1864, v.45, p.429.

Both Museum of New Zealand and Australian War Memorial Museum have similar views.

Other Titles - Ngati Rangi Tauranga

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - by H. G. Robley; Recto - bottom right - [Title]; Verso - [Descriptive note]

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour 203 x 305 mm

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Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour 203 x 305 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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