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Hemi Pōmare, London, ca. 1846 [picture] / [Antoine Claudet]
Bib ID 1865785
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Claudet, A. (Antoine), 1797-1867
 
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Description [ca. 1846] 
1 photograph : daguerreotype, col. dyes ; 12.3 x 19.4 cm. 
Series

Keast Burke collection on the history of photography.

Summary

Portrait of Hemi Pōmare wearing the traditional korowai (cloak), kuru pounamu (greenstone ear pendant), holding a patu onewa (short-handled weapon) close to his body and a feathered headdress fanning out from underneath his hair.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from reference sources.

Part of the Keast Burke collection on the history of photography.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141547412

Subjects Pōmare, Hemi, 1831?- -- Portraits.  |  Maori (New Zealand people) -- England -- London -- Portraits.  |  Maori (New Zealand people) -- Clothing -- Photographs.
Exhibited Exhibited: Shades of light, Australian National Gallery, 1988 ; Deja vu, National Library of Australia, 1989. 

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