Photograph (black and white); nine objects displayed on two shelves, including a tewhatewha (long fighting club) possibly of whalebone, adze handles, tokotoko (walking stick, orator's aid), carved wooden figure, carved box; half of a marble sculpture visible in right-hand side, background.
Gelatin silver print
- Photographed in: Auckland
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand,North Island,Auckland (region),Auckland (city))
- Height: 15.2 centimetres
- Width: 20.7 centimetres
Inscription Content[reading from left to right, top shelf]
TEWHATUWHA PARAHA, [illegible]
WARI MUKA(?) [illegible]
WAKA HUIA [illegible], deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
[reading from left to right, bottom shelf]
WHAKAHUA KARIRI [illegible]
MUTU KAKA [illegible]
Inscription Commentlabels below each object
Inscription ContentJosiah Martin, Auckland [signature]
Inscription Commentscratched into surface
The objects in this photograph were collected by Captain Gilbert Mair and were acquired by Auckland Museum in 1890 and displayed in a gallery.
- Associated with: New Zealand
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand)
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF89787
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