Book, Sketches in New Zealand with Pen and Pencil

Power, William James Murray Tyrone
Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans
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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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Black ink printed on paper, brown linen hard cover with gold embossed printing on the spine.
Height x Width: 210 x 140mm
W E Anderson His Book, Bookplate, Printed
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
George O'Reilly
Mail Steamer 'Boomerang'
July 1859, Inscription, Handwritten
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Jul 1846-Jun 1848
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gifted by Mr W E Anderson
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919.31 Pow, 4355, 61227


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