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Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :[Coast scene with volcano in Tanna, Vanuatu, 1857-1858].

Reference Number: A-282-032

Shows a two-masted ship betwen an island or headland at the left, and the main land mass at the right. There are cliffs down to the sea at the right, and a steaming volcano at the far right, with higher hills in the background. See also A-282-027, which appears to be a view from the left of this picture, looking towards the right.This may be Efate - see A-282-030, which also depicts a cliff along the coast. Or it may possibly be the thermal springs on the east end of Tanna near Port Resolution and Mount Yasur. There is also a North Vate volcano, and one at Traitor's Head Erromanga.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Tanna, Volcanoes - Vanuatu and Thermal regions - Pacific Area.

Part of:
Bent, Thomas, 1833?-1887 :[Fifteen watercolours mainly of Pacific views. 1857-1858]., Reference Number A-282-019/033 (15 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 230 x 368 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-009177)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top right: 34

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