Eruption Damage, Te Wairoa

Ryan, A A
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Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of damaged and buried whares on the Te Wairoa road, near Rotorua, following the Mount Tarawera eruption of June 1886. The houses are partially buried and submerged in the volanic outfall. The surrounding landscape is covered in mud and 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: 247 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, 3517
Credit Line
gifted by Mrs A Lockie
Other number(s)
37/253, 3517, 84263
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