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King Tawhiao's soldiers performing at his tangi - Photograph taken by Enos Pegler, 24 September 1894

Reference Number: PAColl-1893-05

King Tawhiao's soldiers performing a haka at his tangi. Photograph taken 24 September 1894 by Enos Pegler.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Enos Silvanus Pegler, Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, Parawera, Men, Maori - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Soldiers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Maori - Soldiers, Maori - Clothing, Haka, Men - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Rifles and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916 :Maori portraits and artifacts, Reference Number PAColl-1893 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print, 14.5 x 19.8 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: King Tawhiao died 26 August 1894 at Parawera. He was buried at Taupiri after a tangi in September. On 24 September the tangi was open to pakeha visitors. The photograph was taken that day with a "Facile" camera. Sources of information: DNZB, vol 2; Sharland's New Zealand Photographer, 8 Oct 1894; William Main, Auckland through a Victorian lens (Wellington: Millwood, 1977).

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: copyright NZ 94; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: Tawhiao the Maori King's tangi. Maori forces of....

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