Charles Blomfield had painted the Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana before they were destroyed or submerged in the 1886 eruption of Mt Tarawera. He subsequently copied and sold earlier works to meet the popular demand for them.
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Muriel Williams. 'Blomfield, Charles', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated July, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2b28/blomfield-charles (accessed 7 June 2020)