negative(black and white)
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Negative (black and white); two Tūhoe men carving panels for the construction of a new house for a sub-chief; a Tūhoe woman stands next to one of them; Ruatoki, New Zealand.
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Height: 3.70 centimetres
Width: 2.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Related images: this image is on a roll of film negatives of thirty nine images (Oc,F.N.3774 through 3813). The roll was in a cardboard canister labelled with the number "2"; which was in a wooden box bearing a label with the inscription: "MAORI NEGATIVES Property of Dr. Werner Kissling"
Oc,B127 and Oc,B128 are one collection of images from New Zealand, by Werner Kissling taken in the late 1930's. Some of the same Kissling images can be found in the photographic collection of the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Image Oc,B127.33 is the same scene, and was associated with an index card typed by Werner Kissling, which reads:
Sub-chief's sons building a new house for him Carving with modern tools.
W. Kissling (1939)."
Associated person: the woman in this image is the same woman who appears in this Kissling series weaving a Kahu Kiwi.
- Not on display
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Miscellaneous number: 3 (Film negative roll number)