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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :Mount Egmont, from the north shore of Cooke's Strait, New Zealand. Natives burning off wood for potato grounds. Lithographed by T. Allom from a drawing by Chas. Heaphy. London, Published for the New Zealand Company by Smith E

Reference Number: C-026-004-b

Shows 2 small groups of Maori, one on either side of swift-flowing river. Two of group at left sit in front of whare and storehouse on pole controlling small burning, while one stands. At right more figures supervise burn-off, while one man fishes with spear. Flat bush-covered land recedes to Mount Taranaki in background. Tree-ferns at left and right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Lithographs, related to C Hullmandel (Printer) 1840s, Charles Heaphy, Thomas Allom, Smith, Elder & Company (London), Taranaki, Mount, Maori - Fishing, Tree ferns, Maori - Pataka, Maori - Clothing, Papakainga, Maori - Agriculture and Fires.

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Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :Mount Egmont, from the north shore of Cooke's Strait, New Zealand. Natives burning off wood for potato grounds. Lithographed by T. Allom from a drawing by Chas. Heaphy. London, Published for the New Zealand Company by Smith E, Reference Number C-026-004-b (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured, 380 x 566 mm, on card 450 x 605 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Heaphy accompanied a surveying trip to the Taranaki region in late 1840.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001124)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: Lithographed by T. Allom, from a Drawing by Chas. Heaphy; Recto - bottom right: Printed by C. Hullmandel.; Recto - beneath image: MOUNT EGMONT, from the North Shore of Cooke's Strait, NEW ZEALAND, / Natives burning off Wood for Potato Grounds. / Published for the New Zealand Company by Smith, Elder & Co. Cornhill, London.

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