[Mrs Tangi Ariki, Opotoki]. From the series: The last of New Zealand's tattooed Maori people
- 73/2 (Accession Number)
- PD-1973-2-6 (Reference Number)
Printed, lower right corner, "Brenard" (Signature)
Head and shoulder portraits of kuia (older Maori women) with moko kauwae (chin tattoo).
The photolithograph is from an original conte drawing by Bernard W. Chantler.
250 mm. x 201 mm (image and support)
Mounted on cardboard
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[Mrs Tangi Ariki, Opotoki]. From the series: The last of New Zealand's tattooed Maori people,PD-1973-2-6
- Printed on verso "THE LAST OF NEW ZEALAND'S TATTOOED MAORI PEOPLE. A series of six conte portraits by B.W. Chantler (BRENARD). MOKO, the ancient Maori Art of Tattooing was discontinued about 1900; however, a few old ladies who were in their teens at that time are still living in remote country areas of New Zealand. These portraits are an accurate pictorial record of the last survivors. They enable us, in 1967, to witness the closing of a page of history. Cellulose-plastic finish - clean with dampened cloth. Supplied by Brenard - Kaeo, Northland, New Zealand."
- Cellulose-plastic finish.
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