[Cooper, Alfred John] d 1869 :Bushwork. Crosscutting timber in Lavin's Bush for rails [ca 1860?]
Reference Number: A-235-009
Two men (Lavin and Cooper) cutting through the trunk of an enormous tree, their dog standing on the fallen trunk.
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to W J Mouton, Mrs W J Mouton, John Lavin, Alfred John d Cooper, Two centuries of New Zealand landscape art (Exhibition), Treasures in Trust (Exhibition), Mohaka, Axes, Dogs, Saws and Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.
[Cooper, Alfred John] d 1869 :Bushwork. Crosscutting timber in Lavin's Bush for rails [ca 1860?], Reference Number A-235-009 (2 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 74 x 129 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-007640)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - title and descriptive text in ink in the hand of John Lavin: 'Bushwork. Crosscutting timber in Lavin's Bush for nails, that's the job i am at present occupied about. I as at work at it to day. I get my neighbour Mr Cooper to help me to crosscut. The falling and splitting I do single-handed. My neighbout Cooper is facing you, very like him. My back towards you. Rover on top the log. John Lavin.'
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