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Photograph (black and white); nine Maori objects on display; a fork; several aurei (cloak pins); a heru ngapara (wooden comb); uhi (tattooing instruments); a knife; four tokotoko (walking stick, orator's aid).
Gelatin silver print
- Photographed in: Auckland
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand,North Island,Auckland (region),Auckland (city))
- Height: 15.2 centimetres
- Width: 20.6 centimetres
Inscription Content[reading from left to right, top shelf]
PARAKUA, [illegible], made from whale bone, deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
MAT PINS OR AUREI, [illegible]
TATTOOING INSTRUMENT OR UHI, deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
WOODEN COMB OR HERU NGAPARA, deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
MAT PINS OR AUREI, made from [illegible], deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
PAPER KNIFE, [illegible], deposited by Capt Gilbert Mair.
[reading from left to right, bottom shelf]
CARVED WALKING STICKS OR TOKOTOKO [illegible].
Inscription Commentlabels below each object
Josiah Martin, Auckland [signature]
Inscription Commentphotochemically inscribed & scratched 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.Related image: this image can also be seen in Oc,B81.6
Photographic paper torn in two places.
- Associated with: New Zealand
- (Oceania,Polynesia,New Zealand)
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- 497 (Josiah Martin photographic series)
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Object reference number: EPF89789
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