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Photograph (black and white); carved wooden canoe prow (tauihu), with standing figure at its base and openwork carving on the main area.
Gelatin silver print
- Height: 20.3 centimetres
- Width: 25.5 centimetres
Inscription ContentAuckland Museum, 5676 Mokau North Taranaki. Canoe prow of Taranaki style.
Inscription Commenthandwritten in pencil
The canoe prow or tauihu in this image was acquired by Auckland Museum in 1914 when it was found in a hollow tree.
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Object reference number: EPF89820
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