Photographer unknown :Prisoners of war taken at Rangiriri New Zealand, escaped Sept.r 1864. Dec. 1863

Photographer unknown :Prisoners of war taken at Rangiriri New Zealand, escaped Sept.r 1864. Dec. 1863
Date
1863
By
Kinder, John, 1819-1903
Ref
E-395-037
Description

Twenty-four Maori men (some obscured) standing and seated mainly in two rows aboard the hulk Marion in Auckland Harbour. They are dressed in a mixture of Maori and European clothes. The shelter built on the deck of the ship is behind them. On piece of rolled canvas, lower left, can be discerned (scratched onto the negative and in reverse) H. M. Dec 1863. [i.e. Hulk Marion and the date the photograph was taken]. The photograph is surrounded by a pasted in newsclipping from an unknown source, probably an Auckland newspaper, headed 'Escape of the Maori prisoners of war, 200 in number' copied from the Weekly news of 17 September 1864. The prisoners escaped in boats from Kawau Island, their place of imprisonment after being aboard the Marion.

Rev. John Kinder went aboard the Marion and photographed the prisoners on board. This may be his work

The newspaper article continues on the following page, E-395-038

Quantity: 1 photograph(s).

Physical Description: Albumen print, 108 x 159 mm, glued to album page, with newsclipping

Additional description

Alternative form available: One copy transparency held by Photographic Archive

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Part of
Speer, William Henry d 1867 :[Speer album] 1860-1867 / Speer, William Henry d 1867 :[Speer album] 1860-1867
Format
1 photograph(s), Works of art, Albumen prints, Portraits, Albumen print, 108 x 159 mm, glued to album page, with newsclipping
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Kinder, John, 1819-1903. Photographer unknown :Prisoners of war taken at Rangiriri New Zealand, escaped Sept.r 1864. Dec. 1863. Speer, William Henry d 1867 :[Speer album] 1860-1867. Ref: E-395-037. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23010193

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