Kōrero: Perceptions of the landscape

Lake Coleridge Station

Lake Coleridge Station

This watercolour, done by Charles Barraud in 1870, gives a striking impression of the sense of spaciousness and isolation that many settlers felt. Lake Coleridge, in the Canterbury high country, is near the station where Lady Barker wrote of ‘solitude so intense’.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: D-022-007
Watercolour by Charles Decimus Barraud

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/14389/lake-coleridge-station (accessed 18 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007