Ngati Kahungunu perform haka powhiri at the wedding of Maud Donnelly and Mr F Churchill Perry

Ngati Kahungunu perform haka powhiri at the wedding of Maud Donnelly and Mr F Churchill Perry
Date
25 October 1899
Ref
PAColl-5584-02
Description

Ngati Kahungunu perform haka powhiri at the wedding of Mr F Churchill and Maud Donnelly, daughter of George and Airini Donnelly, at Omahu on 25 October 1899. The woman in front pukanas (rolls her eyes) and waves greenery, a signal for visitors to come forward and be welcomed. Photograph taken by an unknown photographer.

Source of descriptive information - 'Maori' by Michael King (Heinemann, 1983), p 129; article in 'The Wanganui Chronicle', 25 October 1899

Inscriptions: Verso - top centre - Wedding of Maude Donnelly, daughter of G P Donnelly (pencil note)

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

Physical Description: Sepia toned silver gelatin print 13.7 x 20.6 cm

Access restrictions
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Part of
Original photographic prints and postcards from file print collection, Box 2
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Gelatin silver prints, Group portraits, Sepia toned silver gelatin print 13.7 x 20.6 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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