Maori Kauri gum diggers ready for a day's work

Maori Kauri gum diggers ready for a day's work

A group of Maori gum diggers (men and women) equiped with the tools of their trade, ready to start a days work. The group has been photographed in a swamp from which they extract gum. Photograph taken 1914 by Arthur Northwood.

Albums at PA1-o-394 to PA1-o-396.

Negatives at 1/2-024646 to 024664, 029635 to 029641, 029830 to 029857; 1/1-004884 to 004967, 006210 to 006379, 006809 to 006823, 009741, 009776 to 009785.

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Ready for work Maori gumdiggers. 43.; Photographer's title on negative - bottom right - A Northwood. Protd. 1.8.14

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches

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1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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