Digitised Image

Gill, H J, fl 1912 :Group of Otago Maoris / photo by Gill. F. T. series no. 340. [1900-1920].

Reference Number: Eph-F-POSTCARD-Vol-1-11-3

A studio portrait showing a group of two men (standing) and two women (sitting), in traditional costume including feather cloaks. Each holds a weapon: two taiaha, a tewhatewha and a mere. Personal communication from a researcher indicates the identity of the group: "All these tipuna are Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe. They come from Otakou, Purakaunui and Puketeraki. The man standing on the left at the rear is Hori Kerei Taiaroa MP for Southern Maori. Standing next to him is Hoani (John) Matiu. Seated at the front left is Hira (Sarah) Te Wahia nee Antoni. Next to her, seated on the right is Hana Maaka". This researcher reports that the photograph was taken about 1899.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ephemera, Group portraits, Ethnographic images, Photolithographs and Postcards, related to H J Gill, Agnes Brabin, Otago Region, Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Patu, Taiaha, Tewhatewha, Kahu huruhuru, Women, Maori, Men, Maori, Weapons, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

Part of:
[Postcard album of cards donated by Mrs Brabin. 1909-1920s]., Reference Number Eph-F-POSTCARD-Vol-1 (5 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on postcard in album.Photolithograph, 139 x 84 mm.. Vertical imageEphemera

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