Booklet, The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand

Maker
Colenso, William
George Didsbury, Government Printer
Production date
1890

Object detail

Brief Description
A booklet written by William Colenso titled: The Authentic and Genuine History of the Signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand, February 5 and 6, 1840: Being a faithful and circumstantial, though brief, narration of events which happened on that memorable occasion; with copies of the Treaty in English and Māori, and of the three early proclamations respecting the founding of the Colony.

The booklet provides information relating to the signing of the Treaty, including the arrival of Captain Hobson, speeches of the Chiefs and Bishop Pompallier, and Colenso's own remarks.
Edition/State/Version
First edition
Collection
Production date
1890
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Blue paper cover, paper printed in black ink, bound through spine by two staples.
Measurements
Length x Width x Height: 216 x 140 x 2mm
Signature/Inscription
This book belongs to W. Colenso..., Bookplate, Printed
HAWKES BAY ART SOCIETY, Bookplate, Printed
H.B. ART GALLERY & MUSEUM, Stamp, Stamped
Sydney J Cook, Inscription, Handwritten
Subject date
1840
Credit line
McLean Collection
Other number(s)
38/187, 1871, Pam B5, 18151
Accession number
38/187

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