Eugene Toki, a New Zealand Maori in Australia

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Date
ca 16 Oct 1989
Ref
EP-Social-New Zealanders Overseas-02
Description

Eugene Toki, a New Zealand Maori from Auckland, selling T-shirts displaying aboriginal designs at a market in Australia. Photograph taken circa 16 October 1989, by an unidentified photographer.

Original caption reads: "Eugene Toki, an Auckland Maori, has struck a racist comment only once in 12 years in Australia. "He isn't a darkie, is he?", his wife-to-be's grandmother asked. Once he stopped laughing, Eugene easily won her over." (Evening Post, 16 October 1989)

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Gelatin silver print 27.5 x 25.4 cm

Use/Reproduction
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Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Digital content available only in Katherine Mansfield Reading Room
Part of
Dominion post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / New Zealanders Overseas
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver prints, Gelatin silver print 27.5 x 25.4 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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