Story: Northland region

An empty landscape (1st of 2)

An empty landscape

This watercolour of Hokianga Harbour was painted by Lady Ranfurly, wife of the governor of New Zealand, in January 1900. The moody landscape is devoid of signs of human habitation.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-139-009
Watercolour by Constance Elizabeth Knox, Countess of Ranfurly

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015