Williams, Henry, 1782-1867 :New Zealand war expedition. [Engraving. London, Seely's, 1835 & 1849]

Williams, Henry, 1782-1867 :New Zealand war expedition. [Engraving. London, Seely's, 1835 & 1849]
Date
1835 - 1833
Ref
PUBL-0031-1835-1
Description

A group of war canoes racing, some with sails. In the centre of the group is the missionary schooner, Active, flying a White Ensign. A headland is in the background. The war raid dated from the intertribal musket wars carried out by Ngapuhi in the 1820s and 1830s, and the expedition was on its way to Tauranga in 1833.

Reprinted in the Quarterly papers of the Church Missionary Society in 1849. The image was also used to illustrate Rev. William Yate's 'An account of New Zealand' (London, 1835) opp. p. 184, with title The mission boat accompanying a New Zealand war expedition. Engraved by S. Williams.

Engraved from a drawing by Henry Williams titled Expedition on its way to Tauranga in 1833.

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

Physical Description: Wood engraving, 110 x 160 mm

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1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Wood engravings, Albums, Wood engraving, 110 x 160 mm
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