[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[Encampment of Chute's forces near Te Putahi Pa, on the Whenuakura River, 7 January 1866 / G.F.von Tempsky] [1866]

[Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von] 1828-1868 :[Encampment of Chute's forces near Te Putahi Pa, on the Whenuakura River, 7 January 1866 / G.F.von Tempsky] [1866]
Date
1866
By
Tempsky, Gustavus Ferdinand von, 1828-1868; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918
Ref
A-198-008
Description

Shows Von Tempsky, smoking a pipe and seated by the cartwheel in the foreground, with Dr I. E. Featherston standing behind him. Sergeant Birchfield may be the standing soldier on the left, guarding the group. Seated are Maori guide Te Mahuki and his wife Takeroa (Lucy). There is a horse standing by the cart on the right. There is a billy boiling on a campfire in the centre of the group of figures. The group is in the foreground looking out over an encampment at the right in mid-distance, with troops moving on lower further hills, and in the distance a hilltop fort or pa, with a flag flying. There is a cabbage tree in the left foreground.

Exhibited in 'Wide-Eyed: Early Images of New Zealand' exhibition of works by settler artists, held at the National Library of New Zealand Gallery, 18 July - 9 November 1997.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Watercolour 254 x 352 mm

Provenance: Possibly collection of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull.

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Group portraits, Self-portraits, Watercolour 254 x 352 mm
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