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)
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- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Orientation: Horizontal image
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