Story: Japanese

A garden on board (2nd of 2)

A garden on board

Photographed during the Iwate’s visit to Auckland in 1916, this miniature Japanese landscape was placed beneath the ship’s guns to amuse visitors on an open day.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Tessa Copland, 'Japanese - East and West: early days', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Tessa Copland, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015