Digitised Image

The New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, Wellington, 1940

Reference Number: 1/2-036209-F

Maori women performers dressed in piupius coming onto the sound shell stage at the New Zealand Centenial Exhibition, Rongotai, Wellington. Maori men can be seen in action in the background, and older men wearing cloaks are seated at the near end of the stage. Photographed by Eileen Deste in 1940

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Centennial Exhibition (1939-1940 Wellington), Wellington City, Exhibitions - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Piupiu, Exhibition buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Mahi a rehia, Women, Maori, Maori - Clothing and Maori entertainers.

Part of:
Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3036 (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Exhibitions. Centennial. 1940(PFP-007356)

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