Image: WilliamsNorthStar1845

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Description: H M S North Star, destroying Pōmare's pa, Otiuhu, Bay of Islands, New Zealand (1845). H. M. S. North Star in the foreground with sails furled. Small boats and soldiers landing on a flat area with houses in the background. A high hill with further soldiers silhouetted against flames and black smoke. The scene is lit by moonlight. During its time in New Zealand waters, the H. M. S. "North Star" was commanded by Sir Everard Home, Bart. Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Title [in ink in the hand of John Williams?]
Title: WilliamsNorthStar1845
Credit: Alexander Turnbull Library, URL [1], Reference No. A-079-032. See also ATL image description page at [2]
Author: John Williams, d 1905
Permission: Out of Copyright worldwide
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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