Kōrero: Exhibitions and world’s fairs

New Zealand court at the Sydney International Exhibition, 1879

New Zealand court at the Sydney International Exhibition, 1879

This illustration of the New Zealand display at the Sydney exhibition shows the importance to the country of trade in natural products. In the foreground can be seen a cabinet of kauri gum and bales of flax rope. In the background are two obelisks representing the amount of gold produced by the Hokitika and Greymouth fields; and on the right are images of the ships that carried goods to and from New Zealand and the model of a lighthouse which protected the shipping.

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State Library of Victoria
Reference: IAN28/11/79/189

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Exhibitions and world’s fairs - International exhibitions, 1862 to 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/45424/new-zealand-court-at-the-sydney-international-exhibition-1879 (accessed 2 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014