Landing of the Missionaries at Taranaki, New Zealand

George Baxter, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in 1844. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Object Detail

Image 293 x 410mm (sight)
oil print on paper
Subject Place
Multi-coloured print depicting a coastal scene with many figures: the landing of the missionaries at Taranaki, NZ. Cloaked figures and Māori are gathered on the shore next to a man in a black suit holding a hat. To the left are a group of women carrying a woman in a white dress wearing a bonnet across the waves to shore. To the far left is a boat being unloaded with items. In the distance is the narrow peak of the mountain.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Bequest of Helen Cowan, 2003
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Mar 2003



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