Tanner Bros. Ltd. photographs of Maori, circa 1906-1925

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81-6
Creators:
Tanner Bros. Ltd.
Dates:
circa 1906-1925
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
5 photographic postcards
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographic postcards relating to Maori made by the New England Tourist Department. They include portraits of four Maori men with face markings and one image of two Maori rubbing noses as a form of greeting ("te hongi"). The photographs are possibly from Tanner Brothers Photographic Series and were collected and notated by William H. Egberts.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
The Tanner Brothers were Wellington-based photographers who published photo books and black & white and glossy postcards from 1906-1925. They are best known for their "Maoriland Series." Their cards were printed in Saxony, England.
William H. Egberts was a preparator in the United States National Museum Department of Anthropology from 1913-1939.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 81-6

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
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Preferred Citation note
Photo lot 81-6, Tanner Bros. Ltd. photographs of Maori, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Reports by Egberts can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in the Department of Anthropology Annual Reports and the Personnel Files.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Additional photographs of Maori people and artifacts can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 8 and Photo Lot 97.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Collection donated to the Smithsonian by Grace L. Holder from Australia. Transferred by Lucile St. Hoyme, for the Division of Physical Anthropology, in 1981.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Maori (New Zealand people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tourism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Zealand Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Zealand., Tourism Dept. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Egberts, William H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/