Digitised Image

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.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Thomas William Ritchie, Samson (Horse), Patu and Korowai.

Part of:
Chatham Island portraits, Reference Number 120-0026-F (1 digitised items)
Rockel, Ian Robert, 1939- :Photographs of Chatham Islands, Reference Number PAColl-3957 (10 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on 120 stripCellulose triacetate copy negative. Single negative

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