Book, Sketches in New Zealand with Pen and Pencil

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A book entitled: Sketches in New Zealand with Pen and Pencil, from a journal kept by W Tyrone Power from July 1846 to June 1848.

The author discusses military disturbances in the Hutt, Porirua and Wanganui districts, whaling, Māori, settlers, land sales, missionaries and the murder of the Gilfillan family. In the last six chapters he records leaving New Zealand and visiting various countries including Sydney and Cairo.

Interspersed throughout the book are ten tinted lithographs.
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Media/Materials description
Black ink printed on paper, red linen hard cover with gold embossed printing on the spine.
Height x Width: 210 x 140mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Stamp of two opposing arrows from Russell Duncan's bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
Subject period
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Jul 1846-Jun 1848
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
919.31 Pow, 198, 61226

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