Richards, Edward Smallwood, 1834-1917 :Portrait of Te Rangi Topeora

Richards, Edward Smallwood, 1834-1917 :Portrait of Te Rangi Topeora
Date
[ca 1860s]
By
Richards, Edward Smallwood, 1834-1917
Ref
PA2-2808
Description

Shows the Ngati Toa and Ngati Raukawa chieftainess Te Rangi Topeora, wearing a Maori cloak and a tiki, circa 1860s. There are four tail feathers of the huia bird (now extinct) fixed in her hair, a sign of her high rank. Photograph taken by Edward Smallwood Richards.

Note on back of file print reads "This image was later painted by Gottfried Lindauer. Original painting in Auckland City Art Gallery"

Inscriptions: Verso - Top[remainder torn] Maori Queen Otaki

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

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Part of
Ramsden, Eric :Photographs relating to Ramsden and his family and Maori subjects
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Albumen prints, Cartes de visite, Portraits
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