Maori fishermen hauling in a catch of crayfish (tau koura)

Maori fishermen hauling in a catch of crayfish (tau koura)
[ca 1921]

A group of Maori fishermen in a canoe, hauling a catch of crayfish (koura) from the water in a fern bundle, before two Pakeha onlookers. One of the men holds a marau, or grappling-hook. Photograph taken circa 1921 by an unidentified photographer.

Other - This is a copy negative taken from plate LXV, figure 2, in Transactions of the New Zealand Institute, vol 53, 1921

Other - Caption on back of file print reads: `Tau koura. The catch from one fern bundle. Note the marau, or grappling-hook, held by one of the men.'

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

Physical Description: Film negative

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1 b&w copy negative(s), Negatives, Film negative, Orientation: Horizontal image
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