Untitled [Maori girl with parasol, cloak and crown] ; Sorrell, Charles; 1880s; ...
Untitled [Maori girl with parasol, cloak and crown]
Full length potrait of a Maori girl aged 6-11 years, wearing European clothes, a woven crown and a Maori feather cloak (kahu kiwi), and holding a light coloured parasol in her right hand.
The taniko border on the cloak appears to be painted rather than woven. There is a studio backdrop, and various potted plants around her.
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1880sMedium and Materials
black and white photograph, gelatin silver print
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