- 1868, 1871 etc
- Mundy, Daniel Louis, 1826-1881
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).
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Physical Description: Album with dark green leather cover, geometric pattern, gold decoration, entitled `New Zealand' in gold; 30.5 x 42.5 cm
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- 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
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