Artist unknown :"Perchance it was his hand, that burned down thy cot, But, savage, here I stand, Thy gun shall harm him not". [1860]

Artist unknown :"Perchance it was his hand, that burned down thy cot, But, savage, here I stand, Thy gun shall harm him not". [1860]
Date
1860 - 1872
Ref
PUBL-0152-back-001
Description

Shows Bishop George Selwyn intercepting a soldier who is trying to shoot a Maori with his rifle. Selwyn deflects the gun with a stick marked "Home influence". The Maori is standing behind Selwyn's back, thumbing his nose at the soldier.

The Library does not hold the Taranaki Punch, from which this clipping was taken. A copy is held by Puke Ariki, New Plymouth

Extended Title - From a clipping stuck into the back of "The Penny journal" 1866-1867. Taken from Taranaki Punch, 21 November 1860, p. 7

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Wood engraving on newsprint, 175 x 222 mm.

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Format
1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Wood engravings, Caricatures, Cartoons (Commentary), Albums, Wood engraving on newsprint, 175 x 222 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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