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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 142”

Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date

An unidentified man amongst tree stumps after the first burn at Leighton’s Spur, on the North Block, 1914. Beneath the upper photograph the caption reads: “The First Burn on hilltop – looking from the “seed depot” towards the standing bush on the top of Leighton’s Spur. 7.6.14.

In the lower photograph the same unidentified man sits atop some burnt out trees. The inscription beneath the photograph reads: “The worst mass of beech timber on the First Burn. 7.6.14”

2 B&W photo print copies, mounted composite

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First Burn (Leighton's Spur), North Block, 1914

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