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William Colenso in 1868


Seated portait of William Colenso (1811-1899) taken in 1868. Colenso arrived at the Bay of Islands as the Church Mission printer in December 1834. His greatest achievements included printing the New Testamont in Maori and the Maori version of the Treaty of Waitangi.


Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-005028-F
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