New Zealand Maori chief Tauranga Tomikate te Mutu identified CDV photo 19th century.
Maori chief Tauranga Tomikate te mutu Ngateranga 19th century CDV photo
NOTE: The RH on these cdvs are my own identification, it does not appear on the image. ORIGINAL CIRCA 1860s CARTE DE VISITE CDV PHOTOGRAPH by Hartley Webster Queen Street Auckland, not written to the back of the image but is inked named at the bottom edging of the image ,I can identify this as Tauranga Chief Tomikate te Mutu of the Ngateranga people Tauranga . he has full facial tattooes with huia feathers in his hair and is dressed in european jacket The photo is okay condition for the age ,it is signed in ink at lower edge bottom, appears sometime in it’s life has been in an album and top and bottom back areas some paper adhesions. DIMENSIONS: Standard carte de visite size, 102 x 62 mm We have other maori men and womens cdvs as well,I try to identify where possible but not always able too, some where signed do not match my records so we ask maori to share any information