Maori group at Pokeno

Maori group at Pokeno
between 1861 and 1863
Temple, William, 1833-1919

Unidentified group of Maori men and women alongside a surveyor's tripod on the military road at Pokeno, Waikato, photographed between 1861-1863 by William Temple.

In "An illustrated history of New Zealand, 1820-1920", Judith Binney interprets this image as a deliberate attempt by a group of Maori men and women to stop work on the military road from Auckland to the Waikato which was initiated by the Crown in late 1861.

Inscriptions: Album page - beneath image - Group of Maories [sic] at Pokeno, N.Z.

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

Physical Description: Albumen print 7 x 16.8 cm, with trimmed upper corners, mounted on album page 27.1 x 21.7 cm

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Part of
Urquhart album / Dr Henry Frederic Robertson; Maori group at Pokeno
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Albumen print 7 x 16.8 cm, with trimmed upper corners, mounted on album page 27.1 x 21.7 cm
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Temple, William, 1833-1919. Maori group at Pokeno. Urquhart album. Ref: PA1-q-250-27-2. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22787651

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