Pipit chicks

Guthrie-Smith, William Herbert
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Public Domain
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About this object
A photograph of a pair of young pīhoihoi or New Zealand pipits (Anthus novaeseelandiae) thought to have been taken at Tutira Station in the early nineteenth century. The chicks are sitting on the nest.

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. Note that the photograph has been mounted upside-down on the album page.
Height x Width: 77 x 98mm
Height x Width: 177 x 235mm
Pipit chicks, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17148
Credit Line
gifted by Ashley Cunningham
Other number(s)
m91/16, 17148, Album 38b, 85601


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