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White, Frederick John, fl 1837-1848 :[Black fern-tree, New Zealand. Raupo hut, with a Pakeha by a fire, a seated Maori and a tree fern, amidst tall tree trunks. 1848 or 1849?]

Reference Number: A-292-073

Red and blue European flowers in the foreground, otherwise a scene in a clearing in a native forest, probably in the Hutt Valley. The tree fern is prominent in the centre of the view. Copied from a lithograph by William Swainson called Black fern-tree.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to William Swainson, Thomas Bernard Collinson, Lieutenant Frederick John White, Cuthbert Charles Clarke, St John's College (Auckland), Wellington Region, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Tree ferns, Huts, Camps and Fires.

Part of:
Collinson, Thomas Bernard 1822-1902 :Seven years service on the borders of the Pacific Ocean, 1843-1850, Reference Number A-292-001/080 (21 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & gouache on paper, 331 x 236 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007054)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Fred. J. White [in red-brown brushpoint]

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