Digitised Image

Portrait of an unidentified Maori woman, Wanganui region, [ca 1900s]

Reference Number: 1/2-070308-G

Three-quarter-length studio portrait of an unidentified Maori woman with pu-kauwae (chin moko), wearing a korowai (tag cloak) and hei tiki (pendant). The letters: "KOTIKAWETAUA" (or "ROTIKAWETAUA") are tattooed down her left arm. Photograph taken circa 1900s by Frank J Denton.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Frank James Denton, Women, Maori, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.

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-030078)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 66

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