Sculpture card

Sculpture

54.160.248
A three-dimensional model of a landscape and settlement in wax, with moss and rushes representing the vegetation. The model is enclosed in a wooden case with glass front. There is damage at the site of previous repairs and in a very fragile condition. The label reads: 'Model of the Pa at Rua-Pekapeka, Bay of Islands, Heke's War 1846'. It shows the British encampment and gun positions.