Maori trap for wood pigeons, in a tree at Ruatahuna

Maori trap for wood pigeons, in a tree at Ruatahuna

Waka kereru (a traditional Maori trap consisting of a water trough set with noose, used to snare wood pigeons and tui) in a tree at Ruatahuna. Image taken in 1899 by an unidentified photographer.

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Albumen print 139 x 104

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Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931: Photographs / Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931 :Photographs
1 b&w original negative(s), Photographs, Albumen prints, Albumen print 139 x 104
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Maori trap for wood pigeons, in a tree at Ruatahuna. Best, Elsdon, 1856-1931: Photographs. Ref: PAColl-4249-06. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22328652

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