Digitised Image

Bells Falls, Mount Egmont, ca 1881

Reference Number: PA1-q-183-03

View of Bells Falls, Mt Egmont, Taranaki, photographed ca 1878 by William Andrews Collis of New Plymouth. The photographer's portable darkroom may be seen in the foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Bell's Falls, Waterfalls - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Photography - Equipment and supplies and Photography - New Zealand - Taranaki Region.

Part of:
Parihaka album 1, Reference Number PA1-q-183 (17 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 21.6 x 26 cm, mounted on album page 26.6 x 34.7 cm. Single photograph

Historical Notes: This photograph was probably taken in February 1878, during a cli mbing expedition on Mt Egmont undertaken by Collis and a group of other young men. Photographs of Mt Egmont and Bells Falls taken on this trip were reported in the Taranaki Herald of 7 March 1878. Source of information: "Taranaki, people and places", by Brian Scanlan, 1985.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Bells Falls - Mt Egmont

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