William Fox painted landscapes in many parts of New Zealand. This painting, probably from 1864, provides a record of one of the geysers at Rotomahana before the 1886 Tarawera eruption. It was called a ‘perpetual geyser’ because it erupted continuously.
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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.