photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white); from an album; portrait of Maori woman, with huia feather in hair, wearing a kahu kiwi (kiwi feather cloak); with white feather border, hei tiki (neck pendant); holding a patu or mere (short club); with canoe prow behind woman; backdrop of tukutuku panels (of woven reeds); poupou (carved house panels); and rafters decorated with kowhaiwhai patterns; Whakarewarewa, New Zealand.
- Production date
- 1905 (circa)
Height: 23.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 27 centimetres (mount)
Width: 18.30 centimetres (image)
Width: 32.60 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
The image was taken inside Te Rauru meeting house. This photograph is from an album of 13 images containing images by Thomas Pringle of Maori people.
Related image: A print of the same image can be found in the US National Anthropological Archives, registration number: NAA INV 05098000. They list this image as being created by "New Zealand Gov't Tourist & Publicity Dept".
- Not on display
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number