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Heretaunga, a carved house at Taradale, [Between 1880 and 1900]

Reference Number: 1/1-019377-G

The carved maihi (barge board) and amo (vertical post) of Heretaunga, a carved house at Taradale, probably in the Hawke's Bay region. Photograph taken between 1880 and 1900 by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to Taradale and Whare nui.

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 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: "Te Maori: Maori art from New Zealand collections" edited by S M Mead (Auckland, Heinemann, 1984) identifies a poutokomanawa figure photographed in front of this house (in a negative held by the Library at 1/1-025857) as being held at the Heretaunga house at Taradale.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Art. Carving(PFP-016754)

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