Elizabeth Pulman (1836-1900), 'Tita Wirum Te Wahanuis Sisters', an albumen photograph, titled and
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Queen Te Atairangikaahu, 1966
As the young Princess Piki is appointed the first Māori queen, Te Atairangikaahu, in 1966, the solemnity of the occasion is evident on her face. She is about to experience the whakawahinga ceremony, in which a bible is held over her head while traditional expressions are recited. The same ...
Kuia Mau Moko: photographs by Marti Friedlander, an exhibition on Maori tattooing | Aratoi — Wairarapa Museum of Art and History
Aratoi Museum of Art and History is currently showcasing Te Papa’s new touring exhibition of photographs of ‘moko kauae’ - the tradition of tattooing moko on the chin of Maori women. Kuia Mau Moko: Photographs by Marti Friedlander is an exhibition of 29 black and white photographs of Maori kuia, who were the last generation to receive the unbroken tradition of moko kauae in the 1920s.