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Tesla Studios :Maori group including Ema Hipango, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: PA7-52-01

Maori group, photographed circa 1900, at Telsa Studios, Wanganui. Includes Ema Hipango (seated first on left), Hori Hipango (boy, seated, centre front), Pura Makarika McGregor (seated centre, holding mere), Rereomaki Mahiniha McGregor (child, standing, right of centre), Ruruhira Tamaka (standing far right), Mangu Tahana (standing, second from right). Also includes Haku Reupena, Te Mata Kaihoe, Mariana Rangiko Mete-Kingi, Raimapaha Mizpah Tianara Te Peina, and the wives of Weraroa Kingi, Hariata Kingi and Waina Kingi. They wear a variety of Maori feather and tag cloaks. A young girl wears piupiu. Many wear white feathers in their hair. Taniko work is visible on headbands and cloak borders.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Ema Hipango, Hori Kingi Ingaringi Hipango, Ruruhira Tamaka, Pura Makarika McGregor, Rereomaki Mahiniha McGregor, Haku Reupena, Te Mata Kaihoe, Mangu Tahana, Mariana Rangiko Mete-kingi, Raimapaha Tianara, Kingi family, Tesla Studios, Wanganui, Whanganui, Children, Maori, Whatu kakahu and Women, Maori.

Part of:
Tesla Studios :Maori group including Ema Hipango, Reference Number PA7-52-01 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print, 15 x 19.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Hipango, Ema(PFP-026798)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Backing board verso - centre: Names of those in the group

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