Maori woman from Hawkes Bay district
- Between 1870 and 1880
Carte de visite portrait of a Maori woman wearing a korowai (tag cloak), probably associated with the Pai Marire party who executed Carl Sylvius Volkner at Opotiki in 1864, taken in the 1870s by Samuel Carnell of Napier.
Dated from Carnell's use of the wet collodion process early in his career.
An original print from a negative made at the same sitting (located at PA2-2936) bears the inscription "this lady used to boast of having swallowed the missionary's eye after being murdered by Kereopa".
Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).
Physical Description: Wet collodion plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches
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- Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives / Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives
- 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Wet collodion negatives, Wet collodion plate glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches, Orientation: Vertical image
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