Mundy album 3

Mundy album 3
Date
1868, 1871 etc
By
Mundy, Daniel Louis, 1826-1881
Ref
PA1-f-041
Description

Photographs of the North Island of New Zealand taken by Daniel Mundy during the 1860s to 1871. Captions hand-written by Mundy on verso of each page. (Information from handwriting and signature `D.L.M.' in this album at p. 51)

The Thames goldfields are shown in a number of images, including some with captions Shortland and Grahamstown (now part of Thames); the Moanataira [i.e. Moanatairi] wire tramway, with the Rainbow Hotel nearby; Hunt's claim (known as the Shotover Mine); the Missouri Battery; the Bank of New Zealand building at Grahamstown; and miners' huts.

The timber industry is shown with kauri logs being transported by bullock teams and awaiting transport by water.

Photographs associated with Maori include military outposts at Terewera (i.e. Tarawera) and Ormond; "Kawiti's Runanga, or court houses, now `tapu', Waiomeo, Bay of Islands" (p. 21); "limestone caves at Waiomeo [sic], Bay of Islands; the burial place of the Mangakahia tribe. Strictly tapu" (p. 22); "Group at Waimeo feast, Bay of Islands" (p. 20); "Native feast - or bone-scraping at the burial of the remains of several chiefs at Waiomeo, Bay of Islands" (p. 46); "Waipawa Valley, Poverty Bay, scene of the massacre by Te Kooti" (p. 47); "Here the moa feet impressions were found, Poverty Bay, Sept. 1871, D.L.M." (p. 51).

There are two-image panoramas of the Thames goldfields and Napier. In this album they are not on following pages, but are separated. (Thames goldfields, Mundy numbers 121 & 120, here seen on pages 9 and 15); Napier (Mundy numbers 164 & 165, here seen on pages 50 and 52).

Quantity: 1 album(s) Album(s).

Physical Description: Album with dark green leather cover, geometric pattern, gold decoration, entitled `New Zealand' in gold; 30.5 x 42.5 cm

Additional description

Alternative form available: Copy negatives at 1/2-055367, 146501, 146602, 146603, 146604, 146605

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Format
1 album(s) Album(s), Photographs, Album with dark green leather cover, geometric pattern, gold decoration, entitled `New Zealand' in gold; 30.5 x 42.5 cm
There are 6 items in total.
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There are 6 items in this group.
James Busby's house, Waitangi, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1870] Ref: PA1-f-041-25 Description: James Busby's house, Waitangi, Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand. Inscriptions: Album page - verso - 137 Victoria. Bay of Islands - Residence of Mr Ja...
Looking along Revell Street, Hokitika
Date: 2 March 1868 Ref: PA1-f-041-38 Description: Looking along Revell Street, Hokitika, 2 March, 1868. The Bull & Mouth Hotel is on the left. Photograph taken by Daniel Louis Mundy. Inscriptions: Photograp...
Maori village, Waiomio, Northland, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1870] Ref: PA1-f-041-41 Description: Maori village of thatched buildings and tents surrounded by bracken-covered hills, Waiomio, Northland, New Zealand. Photographed by Daniel Mundy in about 18...
Maori gathering to scrape the bones of chiefs, Waiomio, Northland, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1870] Ref: PA1-f-041-46 Description: Maori gathering to scrape and paint the bones of chiefs, Waiomio, Northland, New Zealand. Photographed by Daniel Mundy in about 1870. This process was the ...
Overlooking Napier
Date: [ca 1870] Ref: PA1-f-041-52 Description: Overlooking Napier, circa 1870. Photograph taken by Daniel Louis Mundy. Inscriptions: Album page - verso - 165 Napier Hawke's Bay Quantity: 1 b&w origina...
House of Judge Maning, Onoke, Hokianga, New Zealand
Date: [ca 1870] Ref: PA1-f-041-26 Description: View over Judge Frederick Maning's house at Onoke, Hokianga, New Zealand. Part of Hokianga Harbour can be seen on the left. Photographed by Daniel Mundy in...