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Iles, Arthur James 1870-1938 (Photographer) : Maori wood carvings, ca 1893

Reference Number: PAColl-2315-02

Maori wood carvings, photographed circa 1893 by Arthur James Iles, possibly in Thames. From left to right, the prow of a waka, a waharoa (Maori gateway), and a pou (Maori post/sign). Carvers unknown.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Arthur James Iles, Thames, Poles, Waka, Waharoa and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Mair, Gilbert Henry, 1875-1966 :Photographs, Reference Number PAColl-2315 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 142 x 194 mm. Single photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Art. Carving. Figures(PFP-021963)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Iles. Photo 136 Thames, N.Z.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Ancient Maori carvings

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