Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :A view of the feast given by the Governor to the natives at the Huarake Hokianga Capt Macdonalds station Horeke [13 February 1840]

Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :A view of the feast given by the Governor to the natives at the Huarake Hokianga Capt Macdonalds station Horeke [13 February 1840]
Date
1840
Ref
E-296-q-169-3
Description

A view from above and behind Captain Thomas McDonnell's home at Horeke, Hokianga during the festivities associated with the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. Shows the front garden with six cannon, fences, buildings, a large crowd, 3 flags on flagpoles, many canoes drawn up at the water's edge, the Hokianga River and the hills beyond.

The Treaty was signed at Mangungu on 12 February 1840 and this feast took place on 13 February about 2 km east of Mangungu. McDonnell's establishment was used for timber-milling, trading and shipbuilding and he had a total of 17 cannons.

Other Titles - Signing the Treaty of Waitangi, Thomas McDonnell

Inscriptions: Recto - beneath image - [Title in ink with pencil additions] Horeke, Captain Macdonalds station.

Quantity: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook..

Physical Description: Pencil and ink 95 x 165 mm

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Format
1 drawing(s) in sketchbook., Works of art, Ink drawings, Pencil and ink 95 x 165 mm
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Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :A view of the feast given by the Governor to the natives at the Huarake Hokianga Capt Macdonalds station Horeke [13 February 1840]. Ref: E-296-q-169-3. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22726367

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