Digitised Image

Head of a Maori wooden carved figure on the ridge pole of a meeting house in Te Kaha, 1944

Reference Number: 1/4-001089-F

Head of a Maori wooden carved figure on the ridge pole of a meeting house (probably Tu Kaki) in Te Kaha. Photograph taken by John Pascoe in 1944.Original caption reads: "Inside the meeting house, the carved figure of Tukaki has the honour of being placed in a central position to hold the great ridge pole (tahu)."

Key terms:
1 image, related to Te Kaha Meeting House, Te Kaha, Whare nui - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00197 (622 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Art. Carving. 1944(PFP-021956)

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