One of the best-known Americans to visit New Zealand in the 19th century was writer Mark Twain. This cartoon of him speaking to a Dunedin audience was drawn by artist William Mathew Hodgkins. Twain later recounted his impressions of New Zealand in a book, Following the equator, published in 1897.
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