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Two Maori women at the meeting house at Mare-o-Hine, Riverhead, [ca May 1909]

Reference Number: 1/2-001497-G

Two unidentified young Maori women wearing tag cloaks (korowai) and holding taiaha, standing in front of the carved meeting house, Whatu o Tamainupo at Marae-o-Hine, Riverhead. Several Maori artifacts are displayed on a flax mat in front of the women. Photograph taken by William A Price ca May 1909.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Marae-o-Hine (Marae), Whatu-o-Tamainupo (Meeting House), Riverhead, Ngati Tamainupo (Tainui), Taiaha, Women, Maori, Maori - Carved houses and Whare nui - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

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 4.5 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 Pictures11. Waitemata Co. Riverhead. Meeting house. Marae-o-Hine(PFP-029107)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Carved house at Marae-o-Hine. Riverhead. 1811

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