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Photographic print of W H Gordon rifle pits at Ahuahu. Depicts the rifle pits where Captain Lloyd of the 57th Regiment was killed April 6th 1864. Text on the lower edge of this print reads "Figure shows position of rifle pits at Ahuahu where Capt. Lloyd of 57 Regt. / & others were killed in a fight with Hauhaus Apl.6th 1864. The Europeans killed / were decapitated & Capt. Lloyds head preserved in maori fashion & used as a / medium in the Hauhau fanatical rites." Image depicts a road to the left hand side, sloping hills and, to the right hand edge, a male figure.
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PHO2005-146

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