Kōrero: United States and New Zealand

Mark Twain in Dunedin

Mark Twain in Dunedin

In 1895 Mark Twain, the prominent American writer, visited New Zealand on a lecture tour. His lecture in the city hall in Dunedin was such a success that he decided to stay and give a repeat performance rather than travel to see the southern lakes. This sketch of Twain performing on the occasion is by William Mathew Hodgkins.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, Field-Hodgkins Collection
Reference: A-212-024
Wash drawing by William Mathew Hodgkins

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:

Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, 'United States and New Zealand - Early relations, 1790–1939', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/32887/mark-twain-in-dunedin (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012