Women horseracing at a Maori race meeting in the Waikato
- 1890 - 1899
- Ross, Forrestina Elizabeth, 1860-1936
Women horseracing at a Maori race meeting in the Waikatoin the 1890s, photographed by Forrestina Elizabeth Ross.
Published in Making New Zealand, Vol 28, page 7 with the caption: "A field of three in the wahines' race. Maori women were pioneers of their sex in riding astride."
Caption in Wanderlust magazine reads: The Wahines race. A side-saddle is unknown in these parts...riders simply tied their gowns round their ankles.
Other Titles - At the starting post
Extended Title - From a 1930 issue of Wanderlust Magazine
Physical Description: Photo-mechanical print
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