Woman beating flax, Mataatua

Woman beating flax, Mataatua
ca 1910

Unidentified Maori woman beating flax at Mataatua, circa 1910. Whariki (flax floor mats) are gathered around her. Photograph taken by Thomas Pringle.

Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - 1267; Album page - bottom left - Beating flax, Mataatua

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

Physical Description: Gelatin silver print 15.4 x 20 cm mounted on album page 26 x 34.7 cm

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Blue album / Friendly combat at Mataatua Pa; Woman beating flax, Mataatua
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver print 15.4 x 20 cm mounted on album page 26 x 34.7 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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Woman beating flax, Mataatua. Blue album. Ref: PA1-o-042-20-2. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22769280

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