Thomas Ritchie wearing korowai, [187-?]
Reference Number: 120-0026-7-2
Thomas Ritchie (1844?-1934), farmer, runholder, trader and shipping agent of Chatham Islands, photographed ca 1870s by an unknown photographer. He is wearing a korowai (Maori tag cloak) and is holding a patu. A moko has been applied to his face with paint, and he has two feathers (possibly painted on to the original print) in his hair.
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on 120 stripCellulose triacetate copy negative. Single negative
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