Waitetuna Bush Camp; J.R. Auckland NZ; 1903; X001.33.17

Name/Title

Waitetuna Bush Camp

About this object

Bushfellers' and their dogs, stand in a clearing in front of a small nikau whare and tent.

Place Made

New Zealand

Maker

J.R. Auckland NZ

Maker Role

Printer, Photographer

Date Made

1903

Subject and Association Description

When pioneers purchased land in the 19th century, the first job was often clearing a track to get to their land. This 1903 photo shows Māori and Pakeha at a bush camp in the Waitetuna area. Note the stone wheel for sharpening axes in left foreground.

Object Type

Photograph

Medium and Materials

Black and White Photograph

Named Collection

Raglan Museum Collection

Object number

X001.33.17

Rights

All rights reserved

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