Many artists have drawn, painted and photographed Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont). Charles Heaphy was one of the first, probably in 1840. The steep slope of the mountain is inaccurate – it may have been partly covered in cloud when he made his preliminary sketch. A lithograph version was published by the New Zealand Company in 1842.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Watercolour by Charles Heaphy
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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