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Pohutukawa tree growing on the top of a large rock at Piha., Between 1915 and 1916

Reference Number: APG-0829-1/2-G

View of a pohutukawa growing on the top of a large rock, near Piha Bay. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, between 1915 and 1916.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Piha, Pohutukawa, Landscape - New Zealand - Auckland Region and Rock formations - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry Plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The tree provides a curiosity, sending a long root down into the ground for nourishment. See "Piha : a history in images" by Sandra Coney (p 37), in which she says the tree can still be seen among the houses on the lower side of Piha Road, past the lookout. (Her book published in 1997)

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures580. Pohutukawa(PFP-024518)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Pohutukawa tree growing from the top of a boulder.

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