Spencer, William Isaac
Production date
Nov 1863
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
Image of Rangiriri on the Waikato River, site of the second line of defence in the Waikato War attempting to halt British advancement. The Waikato River flows behind the solitary tent and building on the riverbank. A person appears to be standing behind a fence to the left of the building. Scrub and flax are visible in the foreground.

Photograph attributed to Dr William Isaac Spencer.
Dated November 1863.
Production date
Nov 1863
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued onto paper.
Photograph: Height x Width: 125 x 204mm
Paper: Height x Width: 290 x 233mm
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number 5597, Stamp, Stamped
Subject period
Subject date
Nov 1863
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 5597 - 40
Credit Line
from the Spencer Collection
Other number(s)
48/69, 5597 - 40, 75498
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