Mount Tarawera in Eruption, June 10, 1886 (from the Native Village of Waitangi, Lake Tarawera, N.N.)

Charles Blomfield, After;  Archibald Willis, Lithographer; 

This is one of the prints in our collection. The place and date where it was made are unknown.
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Object Detail

354 x 514mm (13 15/16 x 20 1/4")
lithograph on paper
Night silhouette image of a mountain erupting, the red sky is full of falling ash and clouds of smoke, in the middle ground is a lake and a Māori village with figures running away, a small river winds from the lake into the foreground of the image.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Weeks (Wanganui) Ltd, Wanganui, 1954
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
Dec 1954