Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :The River Wanganui. Tracing of rough sketch of the stockades etc. at Wanganui on last day of the campaign July 1847.

Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :The River Wanganui. Tracing of rough sketch of the stockades etc. at Wanganui on last day of the campaign July 1847.
Date
1847
By
Collinson, Thomas Bernard, 1822-1902
Ref
A-292-069
Description

View from the hills opposite Wanganui township, looking down on the river and town, with the Gun-boat Stockade (the site of Motua Gardens) closest, the Main Stockade (Rutland Stockade) and the middle stockade (York Stockade). Houses and possibly a hospital are also visible as is Christ Church and St John's Wood (to the far right), with the sea horizon on the left. The nature of the terrain is also indicated as sandhills, flax swamp, fern and grass. In the distance to the right "The Taua" (a Maori raiding party) is also shown.

Quantity: 1 drawing(s).

Physical Description: Ink on 2 sheets of tracing paper 262 x 177 & 262 x 180 mm

Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - March 1993, from [MS 50].

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 drawing(s), Works of art, Ink drawings, Bird's-eye-views, Ink on 2 sheets of tracing paper 262 x 177 & 262 x 180 mm
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