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Photograph of two wakahuia, [18--?]

Reference Number: qMS-0622-039

Two photographs of wakahuia. Accompanying caption reads "Wakahuia, a carved box for ornaments and tail feathers of the Huia bird, literally a jewel box, 181/2 in. in length. The handles comprise two figures in high relief, there are two heads on the lid. This box was brought from New Zealand to England in H.M.S. Alligator in 1834; of unusual and quaint design"

Key terms:
1 image, related to Alligator HMS (Ship) and Taonga Maori.

Part of:
Donne, Thomas Edward 1860-1945 : The Maori, an annotated scrapbook, Reference Number qMS-0622 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 pieceTwo black and white photographs 155mm x 110mm, on paper 310mm x 200mm. Manuscript

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