Digitised Image

Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :[Whakari or White Island ; view of the crater looking north-west from crater margin. Ca 1850]

Reference Number: C-025-018

Two Maori men waving or pointing to two European men, who are throwing rocks on the ground ahead of them to test its firmness. The steaming crater lake is surrounded by hills, with a geyser or fountain of hot water in the background. One of the two Europeans is likely to be a self-portrait by the artist.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Charles Heaphy, Royal Geographical Society, White Island, Bay of Plenty Region (N.Z.) - Discovery and exploration, Geysers and Volcanoes.

Part of:
Heaphy, Charles 1820-1881 :[Whakari or White Island ; view of the crater looking north-west from crater margin. Ca 1850], Reference Number C-025-018 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 393 x 605 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001195)

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