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Puahaere, Chieftainess of Ngati Paoa

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1870s-1880s

Foy Brothers

Full length carte-de-visite portrait of a young Maori woman, standing. She has a moko kauae (chin tattoo) and is wearing two korowai (tasselled cloaks). She is also wearing a hei tiki (greenstone pendant) and earrings, and has two feathers in her hair. She is holding a patu (short edged weapon) across her chest.

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