Digitised Image

Maori woman with a kiwi feather cloak at her feet, ca 1900

Reference Number: 1/2-040451-G

Standing portrait of an unidentified Maori woman photographed circa 1900 by Frank J Denton of Wanganui. She wears a white tipped feather in her hair, a full length frock with a brooch at the collar, and a Maori cloak decorated with tassles. At her feet is a kahu kiwi (kiwi feather cloak). She stands in front of a painted backdrop.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Patu, Whatu kakahu, Women, Maori - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Kahu kiwi.

Part of:
Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district, Reference Number PAColl-3046 (428 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Vertical imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Kahukiwi(PFP-026778)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Marginal notes on negative - top left: Kahukiwi [s?] M A

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