Digitised Image

Pringle, Thomas, 1858-1931 :Guide Maggie Tawhai, with mere, standing alongside a carving in Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, 1905?

Reference Number: 1/1-006855-G

Full length portrait of guide Maggie Tawhai, wearing a korowai (tag cloak) and carrying a mere. She is in Te Rauru meeting house at Whakarewarewa, alongside a poupou (upright carved wooden slab forming the framework of a whare). Photograph taken in 1905 by Thomas Pringle of Wellington.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Glass photonegatives, related to Maggie Tawhai, Te Rauru (Meeting house), Whakarewarewa, Te Arawa, Patu, Korowai, Tour guides (Persons), Poupou and Wood-carving, Maori.

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 x 8 inches. Single negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Art. Carving(PFP-022262)

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