Thursday, May 28, 2015

Frank Denton

 Haka party, several carrying taiaha, 
assembled at Moutoa Gardens, Wanganui, early 1900s
  
 House falling into the Whanganui River during a flood, 26 May 1904
  
 Living room of the Simpson house, with women drinking tea, 1902
  
 Mantu Tahana holding a canoe paddle, ca. 1904
  
Map of New Zealand in the Avon Gardens, Christchurch Botanical Gardens, ca. 1930s
 
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

1 comment:

  1. Jun 2015: NZHerald - Wanganui's worst flooding
    - http://www.nzherald.co.nz/front-page-top-stories/news/article.cfm?c_id=698&objectid=11468718

    Ironic that you posted this 1904 flood photo only a month earlier...

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