Guthrie-Smith, William Herbert
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Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of a silvereye or wax-eye (Zosterops lateralis) thought to have been taken at Tutira Station in the early twentieth century. The adult bird perches on the side of its nest, which is located in the branches of a tree, possibly a mānuka or kāhikatoa.

The photograph is mounted in an album titled: Photographs of birds on Tutira Station.

Photographer, Herbert Guthrie-Smith.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph mounted with photo corners in an album.
Height x Width: 71 x 96mm
Height x Width: 177 x 235mm
Wax-eye, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17119
Credit Line
gifted by Ashley Cunningham
Other number(s)
m91/16, 17119, Album 38b, 85568


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