Story: Te Tau Ihu tribes

A French expedition

A French expedition

This is a hand-coloured lithograph by the artist Louis de Sainson, who accompanied the French expedition to Tasman Bay by Captain Dumont d’Urville on the Astrolabe in 1827.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-052-001-a
Hand-coloured lithograph by Louis Auguste de Sainson

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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How to cite this page:

Hilary Mitchell and John Mitchell, 'Te Tau Ihu tribes - Coming of the Pākehā', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/550/a-french-expedition (accessed 6 April 2020)

Story by Hilary Mitchell and John Mitchell, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 22 Mar 2017