Whanganui Beauty

Frank Denton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Whanganui City, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in circa 1920s.
Measurements
194 x 152mm
Media
black & white photograph
Description
Black and white portrait of the Māori woman seated on a floral carpet with a painted backdrop and wearing a cloak, holding a patu or mere, with a headband with a single huia feather. Her hair is loose and curly.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery, Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
01 Jul 1997

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Accession Number:
1997/22/20