photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Postcard printed with a photograph (black and white), from an album; a Maori man and woman greeting one another by shaking hands and pressing noses (hongi); the man stands, the woman sits; the man wears a cloak and a piupiu (skirt); the woman has a huia feather in her hair, she wears a korowai (tag cloak) and holds a patu (club); in the background is a rifle and a spear; two poupou (carved house panels); and tukutuku panels (of woven reeds); Whakarewarewa, New Zealand.
- Production date
Height: 8.80 centimetres (image)
Height: 13.70 centimetres (mount)
Width: 13.70 millimetres (image)
Width: 33.40 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related collections: This group of photographs relates to other photographs and works of art donated by Noelle Sandwith (See Oc,B134 and 135, among others).
Production place and related image: This photograph is taken in Te Rauru meeting house by as in Oc,A38.2 as the setting is the same.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This Album is part of a collection received by the British Museum as a gift from the artist herself (Picdoc 168 and Eth doc 1054).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number