Portrait of unidentified Māori man

Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
A head and shoulders carte de visite portrait of an unidentified Māori man. He is seated in three quarter pose and his gaze does not meet the camera. The background is neutral. The image has been printed with a sharp vignette.

Photographer, John Gaul.
Date, unknown. Possibly 1870s.
Primary Maker
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white carte de visite photograph.
Height x Width: 104 x 64mm
J. Gaul, Christchurch, Inscription
J. Gaul's Portrait Rooms Christchurch., Inscription
Prize medal awarded for excellence in cartes de visite and cabinet portraits., Inscription
Subject period
Current rights
Collection of Hawke’s Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 12807
Credit line
gifted by anonymous
Other number(s)
m2004/19/62, 12807, 79132

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