Artist unknown :Camp life in the New Zealand bush; a scene on the route of the North Island main trunk railway at the Hapuawhenua viaduct, near Ohakune. [Auckland] Auckland Weekly News, special Christmas supplement, 1908.
- Auckland weekly news (Newspaper)
Shows railway workers, one identified as Thomas Alexander Evans, at a construction camp with shacks, tents, food supplies, clothes on a clothes line and domestic articles outside in a clearing among tall trees.
Text beneath states: "Our picture shows a phase of the magnificent scenery which is to be met with along the route of the North island Main Trunk Railway, which links up the Cities of Auckland and Wellington, and is now practically completed. The numberless beautiful views and the impressive grandeur of many of the sights adjacent to the line should make one of the most popular routes for tourists in New Zealand, and the only thing to be regretted is that scenes such as that depicted above must vanish within a short space before the steady advance of the sturdy pioneer settler".
Another cropped copy at Eph-D-RAIL-1908-01.
Another copy at C-065-006-a
Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).
Physical Description: Photolithograph, coloured 170 x 230 mm
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
- 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Works of art, Photolithographs, Photolithograph, coloured 170 x 230 mm, Orientation: Horizontal image
Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.
Purchasing this Item
This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.
If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.
Using this Item
You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it: