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The rent in Rotomahana from the Black Crater - Photograph taken by George Dobson Valentine, 1886

Reference Number: PA1-q-138-006

View of the rent in Rotomahana from the Black Crater looking across the ash and mud covered countryside after the Tarawera eruption of June 1886. Photographed by George Dobson Valentine between late Nov and Dec 1886

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to George Dobson Valentine, Rotomahana, Tarawera, Mount, Volcanic ash, tuff, etc - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Tarawera, Mount - Eruption, Craters and Volcanic eruptions - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.

Part of:
Kirk album, Reference Number PA1-q-138 (17 digitised items)
Kirk, Thomas William, 1856-1936 :Photograph album, Reference Number PA-Group-00133 (17 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: The Black Crater was named by James Stewart (of civil engineers James Stewart & Ashley Hunter engineers) when he led an expedition to Waimangu after the Tarawera eruption.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Soon after the eruption; Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: The rent in Rotomahana from the Black Crater. 138. G.V.

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