Digitised Image

Unidentified young Maori woman, ca 1904

Reference Number: 1/1-021011-G

Unidentified young Maori woman photographed by Frank J Denton, circa 1904, probably in the Wanganui region. She wears a taniko bordered cape with feathers and long tag cords, and has a white tipped feather in her hair. A rectangular pendant, and a tiki, hang around a ribbon on her neck and she wears ear adornments made of ribbon and (animal tooth?). She has a facial moko and holds a toitoi branch.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Women, Maori - Moko, Whatu kakahu, Girls, Maori, Young women, Maori, Women, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

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 Pictures572. Maori. Women. 1900s(PFP-026491)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: 704 Denton

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