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Balderston Kauri; 1990's; 2008.279.1-9

Balderston Kauri; 1990's; 2008.279.1-9
Name/Title
Balderston Kauri
About this object
Centre slab cut legthwise of Balderston Kauri tree which had been struck by lightning and was dying.
Date Made
1990's
Place Made
New Zealand
Medium and Materials
Wood
Measurements
21.25m length, 4.10m high
Subject and Association Description
Centre slab cut lengthwise from felled kauri tree which had been struck by lightning and was dying. Tree estimated to be about 700 years old. Part of the same tree was sent to Russell for the renovations of Pompallier House.
Credit Line
Gift of Lawrie & Doreen Balderston
Object Type
Wood slab
Object number
2008.279.1-9

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