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[Strutt, William] 1825-1915 :Building a whorry [1855 or 1856]

Reference Number: E-453-f-012-3

Six men building a small wooden hut (or whare) in a bush clearing. Two men are placing planks on the hut, one is chopping down a tree, one is trimmed a felled tree trunk, amother is carrying a tree-fern trunk towards the hut, and the last is lifting another trunk. A nikau is on the left of the hut and the stumps of trees are on the slope to the right with dense bush in the background

Key terms:
1 image, related to William Strutt, New Plymouth District, Axes, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Timber, Building, Native forest - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Tree ferns and Nikau.

Part of:
Strutt, William 1825-1915 :A collection of drawings in water colour ink and pencil illustrative of the scenery and early life of settlers and Maoris of New Zealand. 1855-1863. 2nd series., Reference Number E-453-f (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Pen 100 x 150 mm. Single art work

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