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[Bridge, Cyprian], 1807-1885 :[Battle for Puketutu Pa. 1845]

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Bridge, Cyprian, 1807-1885, Smythe, Audrey Leonore, active 1976-1992

Shows British soldiers and a group of allied Maori attacking Puketutu Pa near Lake Omapere, which is shown at the right. There are two groups of troops in formation in the left foreground, a loose group of officers supervising in the centre; and in front of the pa, soldiers engaging in gunfire. At the far end of the lake shore, soldiers scale a slope in order to be at the same level as the pa, which is shown with its wooden palisades in the left middle distance. Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Watercolour 251 x 342 mm Provenance: Donated by Mrs A L Smythe, Wellington, in 1976.




1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Crowd scenes, Watercolour 251 x 342 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image