Duane Moyle – Alfred Nesbit Brown 1803 – 1884

Oil on board, 2010, height 62cm, width 95cm One of ten works produced in 2010, each referencing a specific event or significant era in Tauranga’s history. This piece represents the role and impact of the early missionary Alfred Nesbit Brown and looks southwards down the Strand from Monmouth Redoubt. The tukutuku pattern is based on a cross and also relates to the Porourangi pattern favoured by Ngati Porou.