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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

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, related to Whare nui, Mere, Taiaha, Hongi, Korowai, Whariki and Women, Maori.

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 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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