Sketch from the Sandhills close behind the camp.

Date Created

1865

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 75/159
a13208

Description

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: EW [monogram]; margin above image: No 4 Sketch from the Sandhills close behind the camp. Looking inland shewing the ground on which the skirmish of 25th January took place. Some cultivations with stout cattle fencing lay about the few wharies composing the village, otherwise the ground was covered with heavy fern, and flax bushes 10 feet high. The tents denote the left of our camp. The gully running from the village to the Lake is not practicable except where a causeway was made. E.A. Williams, L.t Col. Com.d.r R.A. 30th January 1865; through image in ink: Wereroa pa 3 miles, large extent of flax & fern fired by us morning 25th Jan.y Pickets of 53rd Reg.t Small redoubt lately created, Palisading in open, 1000 yards distant, village Nukamaru, Peach Grove

Extent

165 x 547 mm

Medium

watercolour on paper

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Given by Dr H.D. Skinner, Dunedin, 1948.

Is Part Of

Williams

Files

a13208.jpg

Citation

Williams, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1824-1898, “Sketch from the Sandhills close behind the camp.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 18, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4938.