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Backhouse, John Philemon 1845-1908 :[Felling kauri and men having billy tea. ca 1880]

Reference Number: E-052-q-010

Three men having a tea break on logs at the base of a huge kauri tree. Their billy is boiling over a small fire and a wooden scaffold is at the base of the kauri's trunk, with a cross-saw in the trunk just above the scaffold. A wedge has been cut in the opposite side. The scene is likely to be in the Auckland or Northland Region

Key terms:
1 image, related to John Philemon Backhouse, Northland Region, Axes, Blue collar workers, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Northland Region, Saws, Native forest - New Zealand - Northland Region, Kauri, Tea, Tree ferns, Cookery and Fires.

Part of:
Backhouse, John Philemon 1845-1908 :Australasian views [New Zealand scenes] [ca 1880], Reference Number E-052-q (12 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour and chinese white on paper 172 x 138 mm mounted into sketchbook. Single art work

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