Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula

Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula
Date
[Between 1870 and 1880]
Ref
1/4-022092-G
Description

Carte de visite portrait of Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula, taken, probably in the 1870s, by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

Date assigned on the basis that Carnell used the wet collodion process early in his career.

Original carte de visite prints from this negative are at PA2-0393 and PA2-0435.

Another portrait taken at the same sitting is at 1/4-022113-G.

Identified by Pita Robinson, March 2000.

PA2-0393, a carte de visit print made from this negative, bears an original inscription which has been interpreted as "Komene Tiito", to which has been added the comment "chief, Mahia Peninsula".

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

Physical Description: Wet collodion glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives / Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Wet collodion negatives, Wet collodion glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches, Orientation: Vertical image
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