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[Williams, William] 1859-1948 :Photographs of Maori carvings given me I think by Mr Hamilton of Napier, N. Zealand. Clubs - jade? Paddles, gourds. Note long S pattern. Boxes, figures tatooed; Tatooed 8 figure. ?totem posts [ca 1890]

Reference Number: E-394-f-022

On the left, an arrangement of waka huia, gourds, carved figures, and clubs, flanked by two carved oars. On the right, a man standing alongside a carved figure and wall panels. The items are from Augustus Hamilton's collection, Napier

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Albumen photoprints, related to Augustus Hamilton, William Williams, Napier City, Patu, Hoe, Waka huia and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Lister, Joseph Jackson 1857-1911 :[Lister album] 1886-1890 [Watercolours by Joseph, and possibly Isabella and Gulielma Lister], Reference Number E-394-f (47 digitised items)

Extent: 2 photograph(s)Albumen prints, 199 x 143 mm & 145 x 197 mm. Art works

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: titles in pencil

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