Eruption Damage, Te Wairoa

Ryan, A A
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Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of Captain Way's House at the village of Te Wairoa, Rotorua, following the Mount Tarawera eruption of June 1886. The stripped trees are visible surrounding the property and on the ridge above the house. In the foreground of the image there are deep footprints in the ash and mud covering the ground.

Photographer, A A Ryan.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 135 x 205mm
Height x Width: 247 x 309mm
The National Photographic Company. A A Ryan, Manager, Printed, Printed
HB Art Gallery & Museum, Stamp, Stamped
Subject period
Subject date
Jun 1886
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3524
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs A Lockie
Other number(s)
37/253, 3524, 84240
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