Digitised Image

Pringle, Thomas, 1858-1931 :[Elderly Maori woman smoking a pipe], ca 1905

Reference Number: 1/1-006836-G

An elderly Maori woman, with moko, sitting in the sun in front of a house smoking a pipe. She has a blanket around her shoulders. Photograph taken in 1905, probably at Whakarewarewa, by Thomas Pringle.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Te Arawa, Women, Maori - Tobacco use, Women, Maori, Tobacco pipes and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Birch, A E :Scenic negatives and prints taken by Thomas Pringle, Reference Number PAColl-1781 (81 digitised items)

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

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

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Birch Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: D630 Kapai te Torori!; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Thos Pringle, Wellington, N.Z. Protected 1-10-05

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