Kingfishers

Maker
Guthrie-Smith, William Herbert
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
A photograph of a two kōtare or New Zealand kingfishers (Halcyon sancta) thought to have been taken at Tutira Station in the early nineteenth century. The birds are perched on a tree root or branch.

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.
Measurements
Height x Width: 152 x 112mm
Height x Width: 177 x 235mm
Signature/Inscription
Kingfishers, Inscription, Handwritten
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17138
Credit Line
gifted by Ashley Cunningham
Other number(s)
m91/16, 17138, Album 38b, 85591

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