Digitised Image

Man painting a moko on a carved wooden figure at the Whakarewarewa model village, ca 1905

Reference Number: PAColl-3033-1-22

Unidentified Maori man painting a spiral moko on the buttocks of a carved wooden figure, alongside T E Donne's Maori whare at the Whakarewarewa model village. Photograph taken circa 1905. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Thomas Edward Donne, Whakarewarewa, Maori artists, Maori - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Poles, Whare - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Maori - Carved houses, Maori - Artisans, Wood-carving, Maori and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Photographs from the James Cowan collection, Reference Number PAColl-3033-1 (24 digitised items)
Cowan, James, 1870-1943 :Collection of photographs, Reference Number PAColl-3033 (59 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 12 x 11.8 cm. Square imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - J Cowan For tattooing and carving chapters make good tail piece! The finishing touch (Maori carver and [tattoo..?] putting the [?] on a carved tiki )

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