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Maori Picnic, Pigeon Bush, Wairarapa, 1896

Reference Number: PAColl-4411-1

Photograph of a Maori group at a picnic in Pigeon Bush, Wairarapa, in 1896. There are a number of entertainers visible in the photograph including a man wearing a dress and holding up a large eel, and another man with an accordian. Also present are Richard Seddon (far left, wearing a Maori feather cloak), Tamahau Mahupuku (right of Seddon, also wearing a cloak), and James Carroll (right of Tamahau Mahupuku, behind girl with hat). The photographer was possibly Albert Edward Winzenberg.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sir James Carroll, Rt Hon Richard John Seddon, Hamuera Tamahau Mahupuku, Albert Edward Winzenberg, Pigeon Bush, Featherston, Rangitane, Ngati Kahungunu and Ahi ka.

Part of:
Photographs from the papers of Alexander Wilson Hogg, Reference Number PAColl-4411 (1 digitised items)
Hogg, F M : Photographs from the papers of Alexander Wilson Hogg, Reference Number PA-Group-00177 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: This picnic was held to celebrate the settlement of the question regarding the ownership and usage of Lake Wairarapa.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service43. Featherston Co. Pigeon Bush. 1896(PFP-003033)

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