Kōrero: Horses

Waitōtara army camp

Waitōtara army camp

Horses had a major role to play in the army. Not only were they used by cavalry riders, but also moved cannons, ammunition, and other army equipment such as tents and cooking gear. This watercolour shows the Royal Artillery camp at Waitōtara, near Whanganui, in 1864.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-047-q-036
Watercolour by Joseph Osbertus Hamley

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Emma Meyer, 'Horses - War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/19282/waitotara-army-camp (accessed 21 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Emma Meyer, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008