Auction 146, Lot 779

"Map of the Country Between Auckland and the River Waikato, New Zealand, Illustrating the War with the Natives", Anon.

Subject: Auckland, New Zealand

Period: 1863 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated London News

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.3 x 6.8 inches
23.6 x 17.3 cm

An interesting wood engraving of the vicinity involved in the first Waikato War. Relations between settlers in New Zealand and Maori people degenerated into warfare several times between 1845-72. These conflicts are now known in New Zealand as the Land Wars. English text on verso.

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Condition: A

Remargined at top to accommodate framing.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/4/2013

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