Kōrero: Camping

Settler's tent, 1841 (1 o 3)

Settler's tent, 1841

This comfortable-looking V-shaped tent, which was probably pitched on the Auckland waterfront, was home to a family of settlers in 1841. In this early colonial period tents were widely used, not for recreation but by residents who could find no better accommodation.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 1937/12/2
Pen and wash sketch by Robert Porter, 1841

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Camping - Early New Zealand campers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/39180/settlers-tent-1841 (accessed 30 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013