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A Maori salute: rubbing noses, 1899

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3089R/7

Scope and Contents

200 x 146 mm. A view showing three Maori women, two of whom are engaged in 'Hongi', or nose-pressing (rather than rubbing). Hands are clasped at the same time. The women are wearing traditional costume, two in cloaks decorated with black cords ('korowai') and one in a woven cloak decorated along the edges.

Dates

  • 1899

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 2232.

Finding aid date

2003-12-23 15:20:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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