Digitised Image

Hemus, Charles, 1849-1925 :Kai time. [ca 1900]

Reference Number: A-367-030

Shows a group of Maori gathered informally around a camp fire on which they are cooking food. One man in a peaked cap and blue jacket squats in the centre watching the fire whose smoke drifts off to the left. Beside him is a kete possibly containing dry foliage to stoke the fire, and a bundle of blankets. At the left an old woman holds a small plucked bird on a stick over the fire, while a child and a dog sit beside her. Behind the squatting man is a seated woman perhaps nursing a child, and a man carrying a child on his back. At the right is a group of three figures in Maori cloaks and European hatseft group is a raupo hut with two woven kete hanging from roof poles. The background shows a figure on a path leaing away up a small hill, with further hills in the distance.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ethnographic images, related to Charles Hemus, Maori - Food, Maori kete, Whare, Maori - Clothing, Cookery and Campfires.

Part of:
Hemus, Charles, 1849-1925 :Kai time. [ca 1900], Reference Number A-367-030 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour, 250 x 345 mm.. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: CTH

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=51362). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments