Papawai pa, Greytown, [1920s]
Reference Number: 1/2-048472-G
Photograph of the large two-storied meeting house at Papawai; the famous freestanding carved figures and the original Tamahau Manupuku monument are also pictured. Photograph taken by Sydney Charles Smith in the 1920s.
Smith, Sydney Charles, 1888-1972 : Photographs of New Zealand, Reference Number PA-Group-00242 (1258 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Papawai was the seat of the Maori Parliament at the turn of the 20th century, but was falling into disrepair by this time
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Photographic ArchiveWar History Collection(PFP-014883)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative -; Maori Meeting House, Papawai, Greytown, NZ. S C Smith Photo Prot G W 1
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