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Group, including women with poi, alongside Te Paku-o-te-rangi meeting house - Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/1-003141-G

Group of young women wearing long skirts with piupiu around their shoulders performing a poi dance. They are in a row (facing right) in front of Te Paku-o-te-rangi meeting house, Putiki. Also in the poi group is a young man in European clothing (but without poi). On the right are two men in European clothing, one is holding a patu and the other has his back to the camera. Two dogs are near the group. Photograph taken by William Henry Thomas Partington ca 1900.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Te Paku-o-te-rangi (Meeting house), Putiki, Whare nui, Maori - Dances - Poi and Women, Maori.

Part of:
Auckland Star :Negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3752 (207 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Auckland Star Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures578. Dances. Poi(PFP-020233)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - bottom left: 46

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