Bay of Islands, Victoria [sic] where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by the native chiefs, 1870
Scope and Contents
242 x 184 mm. A view looking across a field with farm buildings at the right of the picture and the Bay, studded with islands beyond. The Treaty of Waitangi was signed by Captain William Hobson (on the British Government's behalf) and a gathering of Maori chiefs, on February 6, 1840, establishing Crown Sovereignty (with 'extreme reluctance') over the already widely settled islands of New Zealand.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Fair condition, some fading in from edges.
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Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Mundy, Daniel Louis, fl. 1858-1873 (photographer) (Person)
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