Kōrero: Dutch

Delft tile (3 o 3)

Delft tile

One of the reminders of her homeland that Adriana Pieters brought to New Zealand was this Delft tile, showing a typical Dutch scene of windmills.

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Private collection, Swarbrick family
Photograph by Nancy Swarbrick

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1952/delft-tile (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016