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Miss Swanson; ; American Photographic Company (Auckland); c1865; A.004691

Miss Swanson
; American Photographic Company (Auckland); c1865; A.004691
Name/Title
Miss Swanson

About this object
Miss Swanson
Three quarter length studio portait of a young Maori girl wearing two kaitaka (cloaks), both with the taniko (weft-twined pattern) borders displayed, and two striped feathers in her hair. She has long hair with a small fringe.

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Place Notes
Auckland
Place Made
New Zealand
Maker Role
photography studio
Date Made
c1865
Medium and Materials
black and white glass negative

Subject and Association Description

People
girls
Children
Capes (Clothing)
Indigenous peoples
Portrait photographs
Feathers
collodion
silver
photographic plates
sheet glass
Swanson

Credit Line
Purchased 1943

Object Type
photograph
Object number
A.004691

Tags

17
cloaks
long hair
Maori girl
striped feathers
studio portrait


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