Kōrero: East Coast places

Arched rock, Tolaga Bay: 1769 (1 o 2)

Arched rock, Tolaga Bay: 1769

A drawing of an arched rock at Tolaga Bay was made by Herman Dietrich Spöring, a naturalist on James Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific, in October 1769. This engraving was made in 1784. Spöring died at Batavia (now Jakarta) on the return voyage to Europe, in January 1771.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-098-024
Hand-coloured engraving after a sketch by Herman Diedrich Sporing

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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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Tolaga Bay', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/33500/arched-rock-tolaga-bay-1769 (accessed 7 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015