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Maori wood carving, 1903

Reference Number: PAColl-0477-13

Maori wood carving photographed by the Pulman Studio, for the New Zealand Government Tourist Department in 1903.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Auckland) Pulman (Photographic Studio, Rangitihi (Meeting house), Te Taheke and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Photographs of New Zealand scenes and Maori portraits, Reference Number PAColl-0477 (15 digitised items)
McDonald, James Ingram, 1865-1935 :Photographs, Reference Number PA-Group-00083 (84 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.5 x 11.3 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: An image of this carving was published in the book `Maori Wood Sculpture' by Terence Barrow, Reed, 1969, page 77. The accompanying caption states that it was originally from the porch of the meeting house Rangitihi, at Taheke, Lake Rotoiti, and that it was (in 1969) held in the Leningrad Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Art. Carving. Figures(PFP-021961)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: [Partially obscured New Zealand Government Tourist Department logo dated January 1903]; Photographer's title on negative - top left: 4[a 3 in reverse]8 Pulman Photd

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