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Strutt, William 1825-1915 :Burning the bush, Taranaki. 1856

Reference Number: E-453-f-008

Settlers firing felled trees, with a fire raging in the background, two children with burning brands running from the flames, their father, a brand in his hand, watching the extent of the fire in consternation. There is also a dog in the foreground.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to William Strutt, New Plymouth District, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Dogs, Children and Fires - New Zealand - Taranaki Region.

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 watercolour(s)Pencil and wash 200 x 350 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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