Mokau Falls, Lake Waikaremoana, Hawke's Bay

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A hand coloured photograph of Mokau Falls at Lake Waikaremoana, Hawke's Bay. Part of an album of coloured scenery images.

A description of the scene has been pasted onto the album page. It reads: Lace-like beauty of nature's design.This beautiful picture depicts the fairy-like film of water known as Mokau Falls cascading down the huge papa rock facing into Lake Waikaremoana. Some idea of the immense height of these falls can be gained from the smallness of the road traffic bridge in the centre of the picture, which is completely dwarfed by the huge drop of the waterfall.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown. Thought to be 1938.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Hand coloured photograph, corner mounted in an album.
Height x Width: 160 x 214mm
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 16126
Credit Line
purchased by the Hawke’s Bay Art Gallery and Museum
Other number(s)
Album 36, m90/39, 16126, 81169


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