Kōrero: South Canterbury places

Mesopotamia Station

Mesopotamia Station

Mesopotamia Station, shown here in 1871, became famous the following year as the initial setting of Samuel Butler’s novel Erewhon. Butler had owned the station between 1860 and 1863.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-0386-1/4-F

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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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury places - Geraldine', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11467/mesopotamia-station (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 17 Aug 2015