Two unidentified Maori women greeting each other with a hongi, [ca 1909]
Reference Number: 1/2-001933-G
Two unidentified Maori women, greeting each other with a hongi. They are wearing tag cloaks (korowai), and are standing on a patterned woven flax mat (whariki) in front of an unidentified meeting house. Two mere are placed on the mat between them, with a taiaha in the foreground. Image taken circa 1909 by William Archer Price
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 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Vertical imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be made available.
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. Hongi.(PFP-030522)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Protd. W.A.P. 24.5.09. No. 1898
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