"New Zealand: Encampment on Mount Eliot, New Plymouth"

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Circa 1855-1860
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View of New Plymouth looking west down Devon Street from about Liardet Street. Paritutu in the distance with military camp of 58th Regiment on Mount Eliot in right middle distance. Foreground figures include two horse riders, five Maori, and a dray. 58th Regiment established on Mount Eliot (formerly Puke Ariki pa). Just landed from the "Duke of Portland" at anchor. The mail steamer "Zingari" is seen approaching from the south and is being signalled from the Mount Eliot mast.
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Circa 1855-1860
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A97.452
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