photographic print(black and white);
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Photograph (black and white); from an album, containing images of Maori people; eight women standing and sitting outside with their backs to the camera; cooking using pots attached by string over natural thermal springs; wearing long skirts and long sleeved tops; two women wearing head scarves; one woman smoking a pipe; Whakarewarewa, New Zealand.
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Height: 14.10 centimetres (image)
Height: 21 centimetres (mount)
Width: 19.90 centimetres (image)
Width: 28.60 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
On the left hand side of this photograph, the woman standing on her side has been painted in.
This photograph is from an album of 19 images, containing images of Maori people.
This photo has been taken at the hot pools of Whakarewarewa, where the Ngati Whakaue hapu of Te Arawa made use of the natural steam and boiling water for cooking. Related images and information on this can be found in the following two books: Main, William; 1976; “Maori in Focus”; Wellington: Millwood Press LTD; p. 62; and King, Michael; 1983; "Maori: a photographic and social history"; Hong Kong: Heineman Publishers; p. 90.
Also see photograph Oc,B6.12
- Not on display
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