Tatau ki Tane Nui a Rangi: Maungapohatu

David Bramwell Cook
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The photograph has been taken from inside a wharenui looking out the front tatau (door). The rafters and beams have been painted with traditional Maori patterns. There is a window to the left of the entranceway. A lit candle rests on the sill. There is a wooden stool under the window. To the right of the frame there is a partial view of a mattress on a raised wooden pallet. The view outside is of silhouetted hills and trees against a dusky sky. See image 1991/67/5 - depicts ceiling of wharenui.
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Ektacolor print mounted on acid-free, archival matt board
435x510mm (Image)
457x560mm (Matt Whole)
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Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
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