Photograph [Whare, Tuturau]; unknown photographer; c.1937; MT2011.185.328

Name/Title

Photograph [Whare, Tuturau]

About this object

A black and white photograph depicting a man and boy standing in front of a whare at Tuturau. In 1937 a group of Mataura locals built this whare and a monument at Tuturau to mark the centennial of Te Pūoho’s raid, a decisive event which occurred in Tuturau in December 1836. The NZ History website tells the story of this Musket Wars raid.

Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Tuturau

Maker

unknown photographer

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c.1937

Measurements

h 58mm x w 83mm
small

Format

photograph, black and white

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

maori

Subject and Association Keywords

people

Medium and Materials

processed material, paper

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object number

MT2011.185.328

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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