Story: Castaways

Protecting a flame

Protecting a flame

This illustration by Alphonse de Neuville, from F. E. Raynal’s Wrecked on a reef (1880), shows the Grafton survivors guarding their flame. Fire for warmth and cooking was an essential requirement for survival.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: F. E. Raynal, Wrecked on a reef, or, twenty months among the Auckland Isles. London: T. Nelson, 1880, p. 53
Lithograph by Alphonse de Neuville

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Ken Scadden, 'Castaways - Survival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/7569/protecting-a-flame (accessed 19 April 2019)

Story by Ken Scadden, published 12 Jun 2006