Digitised Image

Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district, [Between 1870 and 1880]

Reference Number: 1/4-022210-G

Carte de visite portrait of a Maori woman from the Hawkes Bay district, wearing a korowai (tag cloak), taken, probably in the 1870s, by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wet plate photonegatives, related to Women, Maori - Moko, Korowai and Women, Maori.

Part of:
Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3979 (254 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Wet collodion plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The subject's moko has been accentuated with greasepaint.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Women(PFP-016296)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - top centre: One of Te Kutes [indecipherable]; Marginal notes on negative - centre left: [indecipherable]

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