Princess Parata, Parihaka 1898

Princess Parata, Parihaka 1898
[ca 1880s - 1910]

Portrait of Utauta Wi Parata, the youngest daughter of Wi Parata Te Kakakura, taken at Parihaka 1898 holding a patu, with a piupiu around her shoulders and a huia feather in her hair. Photograph taken by William Andrews Collis.

This photograph appeared in the Auckland Weekly News, Christmas Edition, 1898, p.22. The same edition also features photos of her father Wi Parata and brothers at the Parata family home "Tararua" in Parihaka. On this occassion Wi Parata was encouraging Utauta to marry her deceased elder sister's (Ngauru Wi Parata) husband Nohomairangi Te Whiti, son of the prophet Te Whiti. Information by Matiu Baker, Ngati Toa project.

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

Physical Description: Gelatin dry plate negative

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Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920 :Negatives of Taranaki / Collis, William Andrews, 1853-1920 :Negatives of Taranaki
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Gelatin dry plate negative
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