Augustus Hamilton with carvings

Augustus Hamilton with carvings
Date
1889
Ref
1/1-019380-G
Description

Augustus Hamilton standing outside the Hawke's Bay Philosophical Institute next to carvings. Photograph taken in 1889 by Samuel Carnell.

The carvings were originally said to be from the house Tumoana-Kotore but subsequent research finds the carvings are from Heretaunga wharenui. Many of these carvings were purchased by Augustus Hamilton and later Dr Hocken of Dunedin.

Source of descriptive information - Dimitri Anson, Journal of the Polynesian Society 'What's in a name?: The house carvings that Dr Hocken gave to the Otago Museum' (v.113, no.1, Mar 2004, p.73-90)

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

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Orientation: Horizontal image
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