New Zealand Rare Superb maori lady tattooed Moki and lips CDV 1860?
Rare Superb maori woman tattooed Moko and lips G Pulman 1860 cdv photo
Stunning and rare this cdv photo of an identified maori lady moke and tattooed lips ,I have not seen a lip tattoo before i think,
The photo taken by G Pulman Auckland who was a photographer from 1827 to 1871 ,I put this photo at 1860 vintage ,i have ref: library of number PA2-2694 of a simlar lady also unidentified.
The back is not written or any details ,G Pulman written along the bottom front Edging Auckland.
George Pulman was employed as a draughtsman until about 1866. In 1867 he commenced business as the proprietor of a photographic studio in Shortland Street, Auckland, specialising in scenic photographs and portraits. Elizabeth Pulman worked with her husband in this venture.
Blackman, Elizabeth, 1836-1900, Chadd, Elizabeth, 1836-1900
Auckland photographer. Married George Pulman (d 1871). Worked with him in his photographic studio in Shortland Street, specialising in scenic photographs and portraits. Elizabeth continued Pulman’s Photographic Studio for almost 30 years until the business was sold shortly before her death in 1900. After George Pulman’s death she married John Blackman (d 1893). She continued to be known professionally as Elizabeth Pulman.