On the morning of Sunday the 5 Feb. the headquarter column under Gen.l Cameron arrived at the Waitotara, and commenced the passage of the river, which proved fordable at low water.

Date Created

1865

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 75/172
a13225

Description

Upper left (u.l.) in ink: 7: verso in ink: descriptions to accompany sketches by the book in case they might publish in Ill-News. 1. the settlement of Wanganui on a navigable river 4 miles up - protected by 3 block houses 2 of which are shewn - 2 and 3. views near Alexander’s farm some 8 miles out of Wanganui up the Coast - at this point the English Settlement ends - and here was collected the force under Gen.l Cameron 4. … [continues overleaf to number 7.]

Extent

134 x 205 mm

Medium

watercolour, pen & ink & opaque white on grey paper

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

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

Is Part Of

Williams

Files

a13225.jpg

Citation

Williams, E. A. (Edward Arthur), 1824-1898, “On the morning of Sunday the 5 Feb. the headquarter column under Gen.l Cameron arrived at the Waitotara, and commenced the passage of the river, which proved fordable at low water.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed March 30, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/4955.