Kōrero: Dancing

Dancing between battles, 1864

A well-filled dance card can be seen below this sketch of a ball at Government House in Auckland in 1864. The artist was Lieutenant Colonel Edward Williams, who served in the Waikato and South Taranaki campaigns of the New Zealand wars.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-284-027
Watercolour by Edward Arthur Williams

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:

Megan Cook, 'Dancing - Dancing in 19th-century New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/40932/dancing-between-battles-1864 (accessed 9 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013