Mundy album 4
- [Circa 1860 to 1870]
- Mundy, Daniel Louis, 1826-1881
Photographs of New Zealand taken by Daniel Mundy during the 1860s (some dated 1868), and about 1870. Captions hand-written by Mundy on verso of each page. (Information from comparison with handwriting and signature `D.L.M.' in Mundy Album III, p 51)
Early photographs of Wellington show a view down Boulcott Street, a view probably from Boulcott Street looking down over `Rhodes Bay' (now the reclaimed area beyond Willis Street), and looking towards the city from Thorndon.
One view in the North Island shows the Kinross residence in Napier.
Most of the photographs are of central North Island, with particular emphasis on the volcanic areas around Lake Taupo, Lake Rotomahana, the Waikato River (including the Huka Falls and Aniwhaniwha Falls), Tokaanu, Ohinemutu and the Pink Terraces.
Several scenes show military outposts and redoubts, including two of Captain Gilbert Mair "and his men" (the Arawa Flying Column), at Kaiteriria Pa, Rotokakahi "just arrived after a raid after Te Kooti"; and one of the interior of the pa "with Captain Mair's contingent".
In the South Island scenes include Lyttelton, Akaroa Harbour, the Otira River and Gorge, Bealey River, the summit of Arthurs Pass, the Porters Pass Hotel, Taramakau River, Gibson's Quay at Hokitika, one of several small churches at Hokitika, and Hereford Street (Christchurch).
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
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Alternative form available: Copy negatives at 1/2-038723 to 038725, 044198, 049044, 092994, 164556
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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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