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Thomas Pringle 
Franz Josef Glacier [New Zealand] 
1871, March (ca) 
Albumen print 
13.5 x 20.5 cm (image) 
National Library of New Zealand 
Alexander Turnbull Library, Reference Number: PAColl-7075-06-05 
This image is commonly accepted as the first known photograph of the Franz Josef Glacier. It was reproduced as a wood engraving in "The official handbook of New Zealand", by Julius Vogel (London, Wyman & Sons, 1875), attributed to a sketch by William Fox. It was attributed to "the late Mr Pringle" in "Geology of the provinces of Canterbury and Westland", by Sir Julius Von Haast (1879). 

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