Digitised Image

Baker, William George, 1864-1929 :N.Z. [Maori mother with infant. 1920-1925]

Reference Number: E-628-007

Shows a fern leaf at the right, and a head and shoulders portrait of a young Maori mother holding her baby on her back, wrapped under her cloak. She is smoking a clay pipe, and has a chin moko, greenstone earrings and a huia feather in her hair.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ethnographic images and Portraits, related to Ferns, Huia, Women, Maori - Tobacco use, Women, Maori - Moko, Earrings, Whatu kakahu, Mother and child, Pipe, Clay and Infants, Maori.

Part of:
Baker, William George, 1864-1929 :[Sketchbook of views mostly of the Wellington region and South Island. 1920-1925]., Reference Number E-628 (37 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour on pink page of sketchbook, 120 x 147 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: [Signed and titled]

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