Wife of Renata Kawepo

Wife of Renata Kawepo
[Between 1870 and 1880]

Carte de visite portrait of woman described as "one of Renata Kawepo's wives" taken, probably in the 1870s, by Samuel Carnell of Napier.

Person identified in 1998 by staff from an inscription on PA2-2935, an original carte de visite print from this negative. The date has been assigned on the basis that Carnell used the wet collodion process early in his career.

The person in this photograph was identified in the Facial Recognition project results as a likely match to the person depicted and identified in photograph PA2-2935.

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

Physical Description: Wet collodion glass negative 4.25 x 3.25 inches

Processing information: The photograph described in this record was included in a Library Facial Recognition project conducted in 2018. The project used an open source Python algorithm and verification by staff to find facial matches across a dataset of digitised carte-de-visite photographs held by the Library.

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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
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