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Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao - Photograph taken by Enos Pegler, 24 September 1894

Reference Number: PAColl-1893-04

Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao. The guard are carrying rifles. Photograph taken 24 September 1894 by Enos Pegler.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Enos Silvanus Pegler, Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, Parawera, Men, Maori - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Soldiers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Maori - Soldiers, Maori - Clothing, Men - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Rifles and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916 :Maori portraits and artifacts, Reference Number PAColl-1893 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print, 9.6 x 14.3 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: King Tawhiao died 26 August 1894 at Parawera. He was buried at Taupiri after a tangi in September. On 24 September the tangi was open to pakeha visitors. The photograph was taken that day with a "Facile" camera. Sources of information: DNZB, vol 2; Sharland's New Zealand Photographer, 8 Oct 1894; William Main, Auckland through a Victorian lens (Wellington: Millwood, 1977).

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