About this object
The portrait is of an unidentified Māori woman probably from the Thames area. She has a hei tiki around her neck, a moko kauae on her chin and around her lips and feathers in her hair. Around her shoulders is a korowai.
Photographer, Foy Brothers, Thames.
Date, unknown. Foy Brothers operated between 1872-1902.
Black and white photograph on a card mount.
Photograph: Height x Width: 145 x 102mm
Mount: Height x Width: 165 x 110mm
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 4243
gifted by Mrs P Feikert
m70/31, 4243, 85730