"A Hongi, Māori Greeting"

Frank Denton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Whanganui City, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in circa 1905.
Measurements
Image 163 x 210mm
Media
black and white photograph printed from glass plate negative
Description
Modern print made from the original Frank Denton glass plate negative. Shows two Māori women greeting each other with the hongi (holding hands and pressing their noses together) wearing piupiu over their shoulders with feathers in their hair.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery, Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Arthur Bates estate
Collection Type
Permanent collection

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2003/9/3

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