photographic print(black and white);
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white) from an album; portrait of a woman, wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), a kahu huruhuru (feather cloak), and a huia feather in her hair; she is holding a patu or mere (club); New Zealand.
Gelatin silver print
- Production date
Height: 32.40 centimetres (image)
Height: 27.60 centimetres (mount)
Width: 22.40 centimetres (image)
Width: 41.40 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Related information: after entering the British Museum's Pictorial Collection this album was rebound. The album contains a front page with a description of New Zealand and the photographs within this album are used as a basic illustration of New Zealand landscape and people.
Related photographer: these images are similar in style and place to many taken by the Burton Brothers in New Zealand, and may have been taken by them also.
- Not on display
- The image is coming away from the mount
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number