A family in costume behind a cart filled with fascines. A fascine is a rough bun...

Name/Title

A family in costume behind a cart filled with fascines. A fascine is a rough bundle of brushwood or other material used for strengthening an earthen structure, or making a path across uneven or wet terrain. Typical uses are protecting the banks of streams from erosion, covering marshy ground and so on.

About this object

A family in costume behind a cart filled with fascines. A fascine is a rough bundle of brushwood or other material used for strengthening an earthen structure, or making a path across uneven or wet terrain. Typical uses are protecting the banks of streams from erosion, covering marshy ground and so on. They were used on Pakuranga roads in the 1850s.

Place Made

Pakuranga, Auckland

Maker

La Roche, Alan

Maker Role

Photographer

Measurements

15 x 10

Period

2010s

Format

Colour Photographic Print

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Subject and Association Keywords

Howick Historical Village

Subject and Association Keywords

Fascines

Subject and Association Keywords

Family

Subject and Association Keywords

Costume

Subject and Association Keywords

Guides (for visitors)

Subject and Association Keywords

Interpretation guides

Named Collection

HHV

Object number

P2022.01.16

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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