Digitised Image

White, Benoni fl 1900s :Maori kainga, New Zealand. Benoni White del. A D Willis, lithographer, Wanganui, N.Z. [1902].

Reference Number: Eph-A-POSTCARDS-1902-01-1

Shows a Maori lakeside village, the whares with carved lintels. In the right foreground is a young Maori woman in traditional costume, holding a shining pendant. In front of her is a detail of a carved waka prow. The sky is orange.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Chromolithographs, Ephemera and Postcards, related to Waka, Whare, Pendants (Jewellery), Women, Maori, Wood-carving, Maori and Maori - Kainga.

Part of:
New Zealand. Department of Tourist and Health Resorts :[Six postcards illustrated by Benoni White and published by A D Willis. 1902], Reference Number Eph-A-POSTCARDS-1902-01 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s) on postcard Chromolithograph, on card, 92 x 138 mm.. Horizontal imageEphemera

Historical Notes: Date confirmed from William Main & Alan Jackson's "Wish your were here"; the story of New Zealand postcards (Nelson, NZ Postcard Society, 2005), page 12.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use digital copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Scanned from original. File print in Ephemera Room

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