Blomfield, Charles 1848-1926. :Mount Tarawera in eruption, June 10, 1886. (From the native village of Waitangi, Lake Tarawera, N.Z.) W. Potts, lith. C Blomfield, del. Wanganui, A D Willis [ca 188-?]

Blomfield, Charles 1848-1926. :Mount Tarawera in eruption, June 10, 1886. (From the native village of Waitangi, Lake Tarawera, N.Z.) W. Potts, lith. C Blomfield, del. Wanganui, A D Willis [ca 188-?]
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Blomfield, Charles, 1848-1926; Archibald Dudingston Willis (Firm)
Ref
C-033-002
Description
The dramatic volcanic eruption of June 10, 1886, a night scene with the mountain in the background, Lake Tarawera in the middle ground and several Maori dwellings and fleeing figures in the foreground. Blomfield was not present at the eruption of the volcano, so the image is imaginary, or taken from the description of eye-witnesses Detached from its original published form, as a fold-out plate at the back of E Wakefield's New Zealand illustrated. (1889) Extended Title - From: New Zealand Illustrated by Edward Wakefield. (Wanganui, A. D. Willis, 1889). Final folded plate. Quantity: 1 colour art print(s). Physical Description: Chromolithograph 384 x 533 mm
Additional description
In poor condition, with fold-marks and water-stains.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 colour art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Chromolithograph 384 x 533 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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