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Charles Blomfield : his life and times / Muriel Williams.

By: Williams, Muriel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder and Stoughton, 1979Description: x, 188 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0340236663.Subject(s): Blomfield, Charles | Blomfield, Charles 1848-1926 | Blomfield, Charles, -- 1848-1926 | Painters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Painting, New Zealand -- 19th century | Landscape painters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Landscape painting, New Zealand -- 19th century | Landscape painting | Painting, New Zealand | Painters -- New ZealandSummary: "Charles Blomfield is remembered chiefly for his paintings of the Pink and White Terraces before they were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Tarawera. But he was an avid explorer, and travelled the length and breadth of New Zealand "taking" pictures much as a photographer would today. He has left many beautiful paintings and sketches of the wild New Zealand landscape as he found it in the span of more than sixty years, 1862 to 1926, and these paintings are now being recognised as an important part of our heritage ..." -- Inside front cover.
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Includes index.

Reprinted 1980.

Includes account of the Tarawera eruption.

"Charles Blomfield is remembered chiefly for his paintings of the Pink and White Terraces before they were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Tarawera. But he was an avid explorer, and travelled the length and breadth of New Zealand "taking" pictures much as a photographer would today. He has left many beautiful paintings and sketches of the wild New Zealand landscape as he found it in the span of more than sixty years, 1862 to 1926, and these paintings are now being recognised as an important part of our heritage ..." -- Inside front cover.

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