Photographs mainly relating to Kimble Bent, von Tempsky and the New Zealand Wars


Photographs mainly relating to von Tempsky and the New Zealand Wars, including photographs of von Tempsky's artworks, and artworks by other artists of Opunake and Sentry Hill redoubts and Bell Block Stockade.

Includes a photograph of a sketch attributed to S Percy Smith of "The ruins of Ihaia's pa 'Ikamoana' after its demolition by the Puketapu Tribes. Taranaki. 1858"; a photograph of the filming of Rudall Hayward's 'Rewi's Last Stand' 1925 (original negative held in Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, reference: 471-9756).

Includes photographic portraits of von Tempsky (from 1866), Patara Te Tuhi, 'Maori warrior Te Tumu, Kouma' (1928), Te Huia Raureti, Kimble Bent, and Tutange Waionui (posing with a gun).

A photographic negative of one of von Tempsky's paintings and manuscript material have been separated from this box of prints. See 'separated materials' for details.

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Quantity: 27 b&w copy photographic print(s). 2 annotated envelopes.

Physical Description: Photographic prints and related enclosures.

Transfers: The manuscript material in MS-Papers-11946-193 is associated with these photographs. They were separated for storage reasons. Also, a photographic whole plate negative has been separated from this box of prints, now at 1/1-040202-F. The image is from the watercolour by Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky (original is at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Reference: B.036533)..

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27 b&w copy photographic print(s), 2 annotated envelopes, Photographs, Photographic prints and related enclosures.
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