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

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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 Made

New Zealand

Place Notes

Auckland

Maker

American Photographic Company (Auckland)

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

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