Eruption Damage, Tikitapu

Ryan, A A
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Public Domain
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A photograph of the shore and Lake Tikitapu, near Rotorua, following the Mount Tarawera eruption of June 1886. Small buildings are visible near the shore line of the lake. An unidentified man is walking across the land in the right hand side of the image. The lake and surrounding hills are visible in the midground and background. The surrounding landscape is covered in ash.

Photographer, A A Ryan.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted on card.
Height x Width: 135 x 202mm
Height x Width: 246 x 312mm
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, 3518
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs A Lockie
Other number(s)
37/253, 3518, 84259
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