Photographic prints of Māori carvings, kōwhaiwhai, and other Māori and Pacific objects.

Date
1970s
By
Walters, Gordon Frederick, 1919-1995
Ref
PAColl-10532-10
Description

Photographic prints of Māori carvings, kōwhaiwhai, and other Māori and Pacific objects. Includes images of waka huia (Māori treasure boxes), some of which are from the British Museum; and one of which was taken by Brian Turner of a waka huia from the Dominion Museum collection. One of the waka huia images also had a note stuck to it saying "waka huia introduction" and "plumes worn by humans". Also includes images of two Trobriand war-shields, from the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea. One of the images of kōwhaiwhai says that it is from Rangitiki Marae, Matata, circa 1974 (taken by Gordon Walters).

Title supplied by Library.

Quantity: 17 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Black and white photographic prints

Transfers: Two photographs taken by Gordon Walters (of the interior of a wharenui) have been separated to be returned to the donor..

Processing information: From box 4 in donor's listing.

Access restrictions
No access restrictions
Part of
Orbell, Margaret Rose, 1934-2006: Collection / Photographic prints, negatives, and transparencies relating to Māori waiata and culture
Format
17 b&w original photographic print(s), Gelatin silver prints, Black and white photographic prints
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