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Photographer unknown :Maori wedding. Akaroa N.Z. [1865-71].

Reference Number: E-501-f-072

Shows wedding party, including two bridal couples in European dress, brides in white, and another couple with the woman in dark dress. Grouped around are men, women and children, making a total of 28 persons, all in European dress. They are standing in rural surroundings, the edge of a field with fence in right background, and scrub-covered hill behind. Man with child at left may be European.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits and Photographs, related to Akaroa, Kai Tahu, Weddings - New Zealand - Canterbury Region, Women, Maori and Maori - Marriage customs and rites.

Part of:
Hurt, Theodore Octavius fl 1860-1871 :[New Zealand views; sketchbook. 1865-1869]., Reference Number E-501-f (71 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photograph(s) in sketchbook.Sepia photograph, 104 x 158 mm, with top corners rounded.. Horizontal imageArt works

Historical Notes: Artist Octavius Hurt, owner of the sketchbook, is known to have been in the Akaroa area in the late 1860s.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: (On separate label):[Title]

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