Digitised Image

Irini Kemara, July 1888

Reference Number: 1/4-022019-G

Carte de visite portrait of Irini Kemara, a young Maori woman with the words "Pera" and "Kemara" tattooed on her left arm, taken in July 1888 by Samuel Carnell of Napier. She is wearing a korowai (tag cloak) around her waist.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to 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)Dry plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches. Single negative

Historical Notes: The korowai appears in other portraits by Carnell, and was probably owned by the studio.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Kemara, Pera. 1888(PFP-014737)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - centre left: Irini Kemara [digit indistinguishable]/7/88

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