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Two Maori women preparing dinner at Ohinemutu, [ca 1900-1908]

Reference Number: 1/2-001436-G

Two women squatting down and preparing food for dinner. From the photograph it is not clear exactly what they are doing. There is a covered metal container on the ground between them and they may be going to place it in a hole in the ground. Steam is rising up from the ground. Photograph taken in early 1900s by William A Price.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ohinemutu, Maori - Domestic life, Women, Maori, Cookery, Maori and Cookery.

Part of:
Price, William Archer, d 1948 :Collection of post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3057 (1884 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: William Archer Price lived and practised in Queen Street, Northcote, 1909-1910. Source: New Zealand Post Office directories

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures572. Maori. Food and food preparation. c 1900s(PFP-030491)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Preparing dinner. Ohinemutu. 1353.

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