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  • Place of origin:

    New Zealand (made)

  • Date:

    c 1865 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photographic print on paper.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 3

Physical description

Photograph of a large body of water in the foreground, and plantation/forestry in the distance..

Place of Origin

New Zealand (made)


c 1865 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Photographic print on paper.

Object history note

This photograph was taken c. 1865 by an unknown photographer, possibly on board the HMS Curacoa ship, based in Australia and surrounding countries and islands. The photograph is part of an album entitled "Views in the Australian Colonies: New Zealand and the South Sea Islands", which may have been compiled at a later date.

Descriptive line

Photograph of 'Meeting of the waters' in Taranaki, New Zealand. Taken c. 1865 by an unknown photographer.


Photographic paper


Photography; Albumen

Subjects depicted

Forestry; Landscape; Bay; Water


Photographs; Topography; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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