Kōrero: Exhibitions and world’s fairs

New Zealand exhibits at the 1851 Great Exhibition

This page from the official catalogue shows New Zealand's modest display at the Great Exhibition. The country concentrated on its natural resources such as flax, copper ore and coal; but there were also some items such as mats and bags made by Māori (described in the catalogue as 'natives').

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Official catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations. London: Spicer Brothers, 1851, pp. 182–183 (B-K-1113-182; B-K-1113-183)

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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Jock Phillips, 'Exhibitions and world’s fairs - The purpose of exhibitions and the Great Exhibition, 1851', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/45418/new-zealand-exhibits-at-the-1851-great-exhibition (accessed 17 May 2022)

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