Lake Rotomahana and surrounding countryside after Tarawera eruption - Photograph taken by George Dobson Valentine, [Between Nov-Dec 1886]
Reference Number: PA1-q-138-005
View of Lake Rotomahana, Mount Tarawera, and surrounding countryside covered with volcanic ash and mud, after the eruption of 1886. Photographed November or December 1886 by George Dobson Valentine. Shows members of a surveying team and Mrs Blythe, wife of the Government Engineer.
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to George Dobson Valentine, Rotomahana, Lake, Tarawera, Mount, Surveyors - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Lakes - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Volcanic eruptions - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Engineers and Expeditions and surveys.
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Historical Notes: Valentine accompanied Mr Blythe, Government Engineer, and his survey staff on an expedition to the volcanic centre at Rotomahana
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Basin of Rotomahana soon after eruption of 1886; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Rotomahana from Hape O Toroa. 146. G.V.
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