Auction 97, Lot 495

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

Subject: New Zealand

Period: 1863 (published)

Publication: The Illustrated London News

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9.1 x 6.7 inches
23.1 x 17 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 during the 19th century. These conflicts are now known in New Zealand as the Land Wars.

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Condition: A

Trimmed from the newspaper with paper added at top to form a margin for framing. Attractive modern coloring.

Estimate: $75 - $90

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/5/2001

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