This oil painting by Charles Blomfield shows the kauri forest as the nave of a Gothic cathedral. Blomfield painted many scenes of the New Zealand bush from the 1870s to the 1920s. Like a number of other artists, he saw the bush as a place where God’s presence could be felt.
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Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Reference: PD 29/CN229
Oil painting by Charles Blomfield
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