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Land deed signed with a chief's moko (facial tattoo)., 15 April 1975

Reference Number: EP/1975/1515/10-F

Moko (facial tattoo) pattern used by a New Zealand chief to sign a land deed in 1840. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 15th of April 1975.

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Part of:
Land deed signed with a chief's moko (facial tattoo)., Reference Number EP/1975/1515-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) Single image on 35mm negative strip Negatives

Historical Notes: This moko pattern was drawn on a parchment legal document held in the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. In the document a Sydney Merchant claimed to have purchased about 1,000 square miles of North Canterbury for 60 pounds in 1940.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "The Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library."

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