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commenced 1872 – 1902


Unknown Maori woman with moko c. 1874 Description: six carte de visite photographs of Maoris
Creation Notes: The female subjects are unknown, but Ken Hall of Chritscurch Art Gallery has confirmed that the two photographs at top right are Foy photographs. Rotorua Museum of Art and History have the original negative for the photograph of the woman with child and dog. They also have a glass plate copy negative of the photograph at right, photographed from a Foy carte-de-visite.
Materials & Technique: photographs, Support: photographic paper

Dimensions: printed image (each) 8.7 h x 5.6 w cm sheet 38.0 h x 27.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.81.129.20