Production date
Jan 1864

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About this object
Image of settlement and military encampment at Whatawhata, Waikato, taken in January 1864. The photograph is taken from a distance. Whare and other permanent structures are visible below a land rise where the tents are pitched on a plateau. Permanent fences are also visible at the top of the rise. Some people are discernable in the image. The photograph is taken during the New Zealand Wars.

Photograph attributed to Dr William Isaac Spencer.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued onto paper.
Photograph: Height x Width: 132 x 206mm
Paper: Height x Width: 365 x 266mm
This photograph must be acknowledged to the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum (Inc.), Napier. Reference number 5597, Stamp, Stamped
Y94/35-3, Old Collection Information, Handwritten
Subject period
Subject date
Jan 1864
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Current rights
Credit Line
from the Spencer Collection
Other number(s)
48/69, 5597 - 3, 75579
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