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A black ink and wash sketch by Murray Moorhead, c.1980s. It is presumed to illustrate the attack of Te Kohia Pa, Waitara in 1860 by the Taranaki Mounted Volunteers. Sarten and two unidentified figures on horse back reach for the red flag at Te Kohia Pa (known as the "L" pa due to its layout). On the horizon are colonial troops and weaponary including canons.
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