[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of an ordinary New Zealand pa with potato plantations around it. [1845]

[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :View of an ordinary New Zealand pa with potato plantations around it. [1845]
Date
1845
By
Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885
Ref
A-079-031
Description
View of a pa with strengthened palisade walls, with musket-holes around the base, with fenced in potato plantations in front and to the right in the middle distance, with several people working in the plantations. A Maori man in the foreground is clad in a European shirt and Maori skirt and is smoking a pipe and there are several other people in the foreground. To the right of a path is a swampy area with fern or bracken and mangroves. Probably Tamati Waka Nene's pa at Okaihou. (Information from Chris Pugsley, military historian, 1995) Removed from Bridge/Williams sketchbook (E-320) Inscriptions: Recto - bottom left - title in ink; Verso - title in pencil in the hand of Cyprian Bridge. Barely visible under scraped out later backing board. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour with scraping out 225 x 300 mm
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Watercolour with scraping out 225 x 300 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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