Skip to main content

At Tokaanu, Lake Taupo, King Country, 1884 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089D/33

Scope and Contents

200 x 143 mm. A portrait of a group of Maori women standing and sitting in front of the entrance of an assembly house. This group are all in traditional costume, probably their finery especially brought out for the photographer. Two of the girls wear cloaks made from Kiwi feathers (kahu-kiwi) and one a cloak decorated with black cords (korowai).


  • Creation: 1884 - 1885


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

good condition

Finding aid date

2017-11-14 10:52:55+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom