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Strutt, William 1825-1915 :Bush falling, Taranaki, New Zealand. Jan., 1857

Reference Number: E-453-f-010

Three settlers felling timber. Two are working with axes at the trunk of a rata, centre right, while a third is resting in the left foreground. There are large tree-ferns and several nikau in the clearing beyond the men, with tree trunks piled up and native bush around the edges of the view. Mount Taranaki can be seen in the background

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to William Strutt, New Plymouth District, Taranaki, Mount, Axes, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Timber industry - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Tree ferns, Nikau and Rata.

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 280 mm. Single art work

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