New Zealand Colonial Art

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New Zealand Painting from 1800-1890

General Chutes March Maori Wars New Zealand Colonial Art, British Colonial, Chatham Islands, Major General, National Symbols, World Globes, First World, New Zealand, Watercolor

General Chute's march

This watercolour by Gustavus von Tempsky shows Māori involved in Major General Trevor Chute's march around Mt Taranaki in January and February 1866. The purpose of the march was to destroy villages and traditional pā in Taranaki so as to forestall possible future resistance from this area...

Augustus Earle - The Wounded Chief Honghi and his Family Polynesian People, Polynesian Culture, Auckland Art Gallery, Colonial Art, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, European Paintings, Large Art, Art History

Augustus Earle

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works. These include major holdings of New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as European painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to the present day.

Death of Von Tempsky painting Nz History, Today In History, World History, Relationship Over, Colonial Art, Fun World, World Globes, British Army, Military Art

New Zealand's 19th-century wars - New Zealand's 19th-century wars

War changed the face of New Zealand in the 19th century. Many thousands of Māori died in intertribal Musket Wars between the 1810s and the 1830s. There were more deaths during the New Zealand Wars of the 1840s to 1870s between some Māori and the Crown, which for many tribes had dire consequences.

Gustavus F. British Camp surprised by Maoris who were driven off with heavy losses. Watercolour, 8 x 11 ins. Auckland Institute and Museum. Colonial Art, New Zealand Art, National Symbols, First World, New Art, Art History, Illustration, Museum, Watercolor

Gustavus F. von Tempsky. British Camp surprised by Maoris who were driven off with heavy losses. 1865. Watercolour, 8 1/2 x 11 1/4 ins. Auckland Institute and Museum.

Village Of Parkuni, River Hokianga: Colonial Art, New Zealand Art, Art History, River, Painting, Image, Maori, Painting Art, Rivers

Village Of Parkuni, River Hokianga:

Village Of Parkuni, River Hokianga by AUGUSTUS EARLE