Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao - Photograph taken by Enos Pegler

Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao - Photograph taken by Enos Pegler
Date
24 September 1894
By
Pegler, Enos Silvanus Abijah, 1869-1938
Ref
PAColl-1893-01
Description

Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao. The guard are carrying rifles. Photograph taken 24 September 1894 by Enos Pegler.

King Tawhiao died 26 August 1894 at Parawera. He was buried at Taupiri after a tangi in September. On 24 September the tangi was open to pakeha visitors. The photograph was taken that day with a "Facile" camera. Sources of information: DNZB, vol 2; Sharland's New Zealand Photographer, 8 Oct 1894; William Main, Auckland through a Victorian lens (Wellington: Millwood, 1977).

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

Physical Description: Albumen print, 9.7 x 14.9 cm

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Part of
Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916 :Maori portraits and artifacts
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Albumen print, 9.7 x 14.9 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Pegler, Enos Silvanus Abijah, 1869-1938. Guard of honour at tangi of Tawhiao - Photograph taken by Enos Pegler. Martin, Josiah, 1843-1916 :Maori portraits and artifacts. Ref: PAColl-1893-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22696229

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