Digitised Image

Old Mill at Te Wairoa, [ca 1886]

Reference Number: PAColl-6407-77

The Old Mill at Te Wairoa which was buried during the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886. This photograph was taken by the Burton Brothers shortly after the eruption.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Burton Brothers, Te Wairoa, Volcanic eruptions - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region and Excavations (Archaeology).

Part of:
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 13, Reference Number PAColl-6407 (75 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print of Burton Bros print no 4063.. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: "Old Mill buried in eruption. Photo taken shortly after. c 1886. This was the first building to be covered and uncovered in European times."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures16. Rotorua Co. Te Wairoa. ca 1886.(PFP-019232)

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