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J P Backhouse 'Pink Terraces, Rotomahana' and 'White Terraces, Rotomahana' 1886, oil on cards in single frame. Initialled and entitled on reverse. Both 7 x 12.5 cm

J P Backhouse, 'Maori Settlement and canoe in South Island lake setting', oil on board. In period Maori influenced carved frame

J P Backhouse, 'Maori canoe, Storehouse on lake edge', oil on board. In period Maori influenced carved frame

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a river village scene, entitled 'Waikato River'. 5 cm x 17 cm

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a village lake scene, entitled 'Tongariro, Lake Taupo'. 17 cm x 17 cm

A New Zealand colonial painted shell, attributed to John Philoman Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with a bush scene, entitled 'Scene of the Wanganui'. 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm

A small colonial New Zealand painted shell, attributed to John Philemon Backhouse (1845-1908), painted with volcanic scene and entitled 'Mud Volcano, Waiotapo'. 7.5 cm x 8.5 cm

John Phileman Backhouse, oyster shell painted with scene of Maori hill fortification, village, Waka and bush entitled 'Maori Pah' with initials J P E 22 cm height

Hand Painted Oyster Shell, (Style of Backhouse) depicting The Pink Terraces Length 21.5 cm

A large painting on shell of Whakarewarewa, possibly by Backhouse (unsigned)

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