Penciled on back: “Chron. Sup. 1937. From Helen Wilson’s book: “My First Eighty Years”, page 125, with caption – Bushwackers (H.H. Ostler standing on the left).”
H H Ostler (brother to Helen Wilson – early pioneering woman of Horowhenua) stands at the left of this photograph, outside a ponga log whare, as used by early settlers, c.1888.
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted
From Helen Wilson’s book – “My First Eighty Years”, page 125. Probably the whare (1888) of her future husband (CK Wilson).
See also – Acc. #2000.085
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