Digitised Image

Papawai Pa, Greytown, [ca 1920]

Reference Number: 1/2-048470-G

Photograph of the marae at Papawai pa, showing the famous freestanding carved figures, and the original Tamahau Mahupuku monument. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith circa 1920.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Papawai Pa, Hamuera Tamahau Mahupuku Monument (Papawai), Papawai, Ngati Moe, Rangitane, Ngati Kahungunu, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Sculpture - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Wood-carving, Maori and Monuments - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Single negative

Historical Notes: Papawai was the seat of the Maori Parliament at the turn ofthe 20th century; by the time that this photograph was taken, it was starting to fall into disrepair

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service43. Featherston Co. Greytown. Pa. Papawai. ca 1920s(PFP-003172)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: Carved images Maori Pah Papawai Greytown N.Z S.C. Smith Photo Prot GW3

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