Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula

Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula
[Between 1870 and 1880]

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
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Wet collodion negatives, Wet collodion glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches, Orientation: Vertical image
See original record

Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.


Purchasing this Item

This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.

If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.

Using this Item

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Komene Te Ito, chief of Mahia peninsula. Carnell, Samuel 1832-1920 :Maori portrait negatives. Ref: 1/4-022092-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22757402

More information can be found in our terms of use.