About this object

A black and white photograph of a Maori canoe at sea with about thirty men on board wearing shirts and shorts and holding paddles. Title: 'MAORI WAR CANOE'. '1294' written on the bottom left of the print. Mounted on card with LIV.2010.132.18. Landscape format.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Photography
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Oceania: Polynesia: New Zealand
  • Date made
    Not recorded
  • Materials
    Paper; Technique: Photographic print
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Donor unknown
  • Collector
  • Place collected
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    14.9 x 20.0 cm
  • Note
    The canoe is probably Taheretikitiki, and there are other photographs of this canoe in Auckland Museum Photo Archives.
Object view = Humanities
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