New Zealand | Head and shoulders portrait of Maori man, Pekama Titara; wearing a white feather in his hair, kaitaka (finely woven flax cloak); with facial moko (tattoo) | Late 19th century | Photographed by Pulman

George Pulman New Zealand. Head and shoulders portrait of Maori man, Pekama Titara; wearing a white feather in his hair, kaitaka (finely woven flax cloak); with facial moko (tattoo).

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair. | 19th century | Photographic print; © The Trustees of the British Museum

Mannequin/life caste of a Maori chief wearing a rain cape over a korowai (tag cloak); holding a taiaha (ceremonial and fighting staff), wearing a hei tiki (neck pendant), and two huia feathers in his hair.

Maori Chieftain holding a Mere (patu or club) New Zealand (Polynesia), n.d.

Māori Chieftan holding a Mere (Patu or Short club), New Zealand (Polynesia), n.

// Portrait of Mere Tupe-o-tu, of Taranaki, taken by Edward Smallwood Richards, c.1860s

New Zealand c of Mere Tupe-o-tu, of Taranaki, taken by Edward Smallwood Richards

Ihaka Whaanga, [ca 1870] taken by Samuel Carnell

Ihaka Whaanga was a notable New Zealand tribal leader, assessor and military leader of northern Hawke's Bay. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngati Rakaipaaka iwi. Whaanga died at Mahia on 14 December

Ihaka Whaanga, [1865-1875] Carte de visite portrait of Ngati Rakai-paaka leader, taken 1865-1875 by Wanganui studio of William James Harding.

Harding, William James – Ihaka Whaanga photographed by William James Harding

New Zealand, Maori Woman Vintage ~

Portrait of a Maori woman wearing a kakahu (cloak) and carrying a patu, taken ca 1910 by Herman John Schmidt of Auckland. Physical Description: D.

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