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.
Russell Duncan; 22 Oct 1855; 06 Oct 1946
30 Apr 1893
Chemical emulsion on glass.
Height x Width: 165 x 120mm
Current rights code
Out of copyright
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 6664
from the Russell Duncan Collection