Young Maori man with gourds for holding preserved birds - Alexander Turnbull Library

Young Maori man with gourds for holding preserved birds

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Date: 1903

Description: Young Maori man alongside the doorway of a pataka (Maori storehouse) with taha (Maori calabashes made from the fruit of the gourd plant) for holding preserved birds. Image taken by an unidentified photographer for the New Zealand Government Tourist Department in 1903. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - New Zealand Government Tourist Department Protected No [Ac?] 7.1.03; Photographer's title on negative - bottom centre - 1873 Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Glass negative

Usage: Unknown?

Category: Images

Subject: Tahā huahua, Kete kohi kai, Taonga, Young men, Māori, Youth, Māori