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Royal bridal party, Tonga, [ca 2 July 1947]

Reference Number: PAColl-5469-055

Royal bridal party, Tonga, circa July 1947. From left to right: Crown Prince Tupouto'a-Tungi and his bride Mata'aho, Princess Melen'aite and her husband Prince Tu'i Pelehake. All wear traditional wedding mats. A tapa cloth is in the foreground. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Mata'aho, Melen'aite Tupoumoheofo, Prince Tu'i Pelehake, King of Tonga Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, Tonga, Women, Tongan, Handicraft - Tonga, Princes - Tonga, Brides, Weddings - Tonga, Tapa - Tonga, Princesses - Tonga, Clothing and dress - Tonga and Men, Tongan.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance original photographic prints, from the file print collection, Box 1, Reference Number PAColl-5469 (53 digitised items)
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

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

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures996. Tonga. 1947(PFP-016439)

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