A portrait of two women

Production date
30 Apr 1893
Current rights
Public Domain

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About this object
The glass plate negative is a portrait of two identified Māori women. Written on the original photograph is: Te Reho and Waeroa at Tokaanu. Both women are dressed in Victorian clothing and the younger of the two is holding a mere. They could be mother and daughter. Tokaanu is a settlement at the south end of Lake Taupo, five kilometres west of Tūrangi.

Photographer, Russell Duncan.
Date, 30 April 1893.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Chemical emulsion on glass.
Measurements
Height x Width: 165 x 120mm
Subject person
Subject period
Subject date
30 Apr 1893
Current rights
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6664
Credit line
from the Russell Duncan Collection
Other number(s)
6664, 85669

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