Book, Māori Art

Hamilton, Augustus
New Zealand Institute
Fergusson & Mitchell
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Book by Augustus Hamilton entitled: Māori Art, Part 4. Published by the New Zealand Institute and Printed by Fergusson and Mitchell in 1899.

Contents include information about the dress of Māori and personal ornaments. There is a list of words connected with these subjects as well as a comparative table of Māori words used for the tattooing of men and women. Interspersed throughout the book are photographs beside which are descriptions of the item shown.
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Hard cover of purple linen, gold embossed printed title on cover, printed on paper with black ink and photographs interspersed throughout the book.
Length x Width: 315 x 258mm
Ko te Matauranga te Kaha Russell Duncan, Bookplate, Printed
Hawkes Bay Art Society, Bookplate, Printed
Stamp of two arrows in opposing directions. This is Russell Duncan's stamp. The arrows are on his bookplate., Stamp, Stamp
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from the Russell Duncan Collection
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q572.9931 Ham, 794, 60080


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