photographic print(black and white);
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Photograph (black and white); from an album, containing images of Maori people; two women greeting one another by shaking hands and pressing noses (hongi); one woman standing, the other sitting; both wearing korowai (tag cloaks); with huia feathers in their hair; one woman holding a patu (club); in the background is a spear; two poupou (carved house panels); and tukutuku panels (of woven reeds); in the foregoround an unidentified feathered object; Whakarewarewa, New Zealand.
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Height: 13.90 centimetres (image)
Height: 21 centimetres (mount)
Width: 19.90 centimetres (image)
Width: 28.60 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
A hongi (a traditional Maori greeting), where people press their noses together.
This photograph is taken in Te Rauru meeting house by Thomas Pringle as in Oc,A39 as the setting is the same.
This photograph is from an album of 19 images, containing images of Maori people.
- Not on display
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