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Lloyd, Trevor 1863-1937 :[Scenes of Maori life. Game of tennis inside a pa. 1914] A mighty smash.

Reference Number: C-109-015

A Maori woman smashing a tennis racket down over the shoulders of an elderly Maori man, with whom she has been playing tennis. She is cheered on by the umpire seated on his ladder and by others on the marae, including a dog and her puppies, a pig, a small goat (kid), birds and cats. A tennis net has been strung between a cabbage tree and a tapu symbol, there is a whare in the background and a bell close to European buildings.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Trevor Lloyd, Bells, Children, Maori, Dogs, Cats, Ethnic stereotypes, Women, Maori, Tennis, Pigs, Pa, Men, Maori, Goats, Papakainga and Cabbage trees.

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Lloyd, Trevor 1863-1937 :[Scenes of Maori life. Game of tennis inside a pa. 1914] A mighty smash., Reference Number C-109-015 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Sepia ink and wash 361 x 540 mm. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: Negative 1/2-111622 is of the published version of the image and is filed under the title as published 'Lawn tennis in Maoriland ...'

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: T. L.; Verso - 'Used Weekly news, 1/1/14' [stamp]. Actually published in New Zealand herald on 3 January 1914 with title Lawn tennis in Maoriland: the first New Year tournament.

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