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Carving on Raukawa meeting house, Otaki, 1 January 1936

Reference Number: PA1-f-005-374

Photograph of a Maori carving in concrete on the base of the poutahu of Raukawa meeting house, Otaki, taken 1 January 1936 by George Leslie Adkin.

Key terms:
1 image, related to post Raukawa (Meeting-house, Otaki, Carving (Decorative arts), Whare nui - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Mahi toi.

Part of:
Adkin album 18, Reference Number PA1-f-005 (15 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 9.6 x 5.8 cm, mounted on album page. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: 374. A Maori carving in concrete - base of central post (poutahu) of porch of Raukawa. This was executed by means of a large nail on a soft, unset cement facing, the expert holding a copy of Hamilton's "Maori Art" in his left hand the awhile. 1.1.36

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