Digitised Image

Group outside a cookhouse in Parihaka, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/1-012053-G

Group outside a kauta (Maori cooking house) at Parihaka Pa with buckets and kete. Most of the women wear white feathers in their hair and some hold poi. Four of the women have dark marks on their cheeks. In the foreground a woman is scraping potatoes with a shell. Photograph taken by William Andrew Collis circa 1900.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Parihaka, Maori - Food, Whare - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Kauta and Women, Maori.

Part of:
Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920 :Negatives of Taranaki, Reference Number PAColl-3032 (67 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service572. Maori. Food and food preparation(PFP-004461)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre: At home Parihaka Woman scraping potatoes with a shell 441

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