Spending by British armed forces made an important contribution to economic activity in mid-1840s Wellington and 1860s Auckland, when large numbers of troops were quartered in the settlements.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: Gift of Miss Constance Robertson, 1937
Watercolour by Andrew Robertson
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