Tarawera Bush, Napier-Taupo Road

Production date
Circa 1906
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A black and white photograph of Samuel Crowther posed on his horse and buggy on the Napier-Taupo Road.

In 1887 Samuel Crowther and fellow businessman William McCauley purchased the Napier-Taupo coach service. In the photograph he is wearing a hat and coat and is seated in a relaxed pose leaning back in the buggy. Another hat is on the seat next to him. It may have belonged to the photographer.

In the background of the photograph the bush is visible with dense fern growth.
Primary Maker
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued into an album of cardboard sheets. The album is of green leather with a brown leather spine and corners.
Height x Width: 150 x 206mm
Subject date
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 13631
Other number(s)
m2005/5, 13631, Album 70, 77468

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