Portrait of unidentified Māori woman

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A head and shoulders carte de visite portrait of an unidentified Māori woman, wearing two hei tiki around her neck. These have been hand painted in green. The sitter is facing the camera but her gaze does not meet it. The background is neutral. The image has been printed with a sharp vignette.

Photographer, unknown.
Date, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white carte de visite photograph.
Height x Width: 102 x 64mm
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 12797
Credit line
gifted by anonymous
Other number(s)
m2004/19/53, 12797, 79100

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