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Maori trap for wood pigeons, in a tree at Ruatahuna, 1899

Reference Number: PAColl-4249-06

Waka kereru (a traditional Maori trap consisting of a water trough set with noose, used to snare wood pigeons and tui) in a tree at Ruatahuna. Image taken in 1899 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Albumen photoprints, related to Ruatahuna, Maori - Food, Maori - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Waka waituhi, Maori - Hunting and Waka kereru.

Part of:
Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-4249 (10 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Albumen print 139 x 104. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Hunting. 1899(PFP-022404)

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