Pink Terrace

Burton Brothersca. 1885


Hamburg, Germany

The picture shows the “Pink Terrace” at the western shore of Lake Rotomahana. By the 1870s the “Pink and White Terraces” in New Zealand’s North Island had become a popular tourist attraction. The terraces were destroyed in the 1886 eruption of Mt. Tarawera.


  • Title: Pink Terrace
  • Creator: Burton Brothers
  • Date Created: ca. 1885
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg
  • Rights: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg | Photographic Archive Collection
  • External Link: Homepage Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
  • Medium: vintage print
  • Context of Origin: Lake Rotomahana, Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Collection: Photographic Archive

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps