Map, Hawke's Bay

Bell, Robert Moore
Fuller, Geoffrey F.
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd
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Map, titled historical map of Hawke's Bay - fact and fable.

The map is decorated with the images of prominent rangatira and settlers and lists important events such as:
The H M S Herald anchored in Napier on 23 June 1840 to obtain signatures for the Treaty of Waitangi.
F J Tiffen, run holder, who bought the first sheep to Hawke's Bay from Wellington.
The 65 regiment arriving in Napier, 1858, on account of inter tribal conflict among Māori.
Napier being surveyed by Lt McDonnell R.N, 1834.
J Pollock trading in Hawke's Bay, 1836.
Napier harbour being charted by Captain Wing, 1837.
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Printed in black and coloured ink on paper.
Height x Width: 970 x 670mm
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Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, m68/51
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gifted by Mr R M Bell
Other number(s)
m68/51, 5612(a), 69470


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