Tanner Bros. Ltd. photographs of Maori peoples
Photographic postcards relating to Maori people made by the New England Tourist Department. They include portraits of four Maori men with face markings and one image of two Maori people rubbing noses as a form of greeting ("te hongi"). The photographs are possibly from Tanner Brothers Photographic Series and were …
William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials
The William Ockleford Oldman Archive research materials are comprised of digital surrogates of the business records of Oldman held by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. William Ockleford Oldman (1879 – 1949) was a British collector and dealer of ethnographic art and European arms and armour. His business W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London was active between the late 1890s and 1913. These records include detailed information about his purchases and sales of objects including names of original sources for objects he acquired and sold. Oldman dealt extensively with the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, the predecessor institution to the National Museum of the American Indian between 1909 and 1937. This provenance information is critically important to documentation of NMAI's collections and related research.
Mura Bayly photographs and papers
192 Prints (silver gelatin, albumen, halftone, chromolithograph, collotype, and platinum)
0.5 Linear feet (papers)
The collection is comprised of papers and photographs relating to Mura Bayly's travels in Indonesia and the Pacific islands. Photographs including prints and lantern slides document daily life, arts, architecture, ceremonies, and various events of Javanese, Fijian, Samoan, Maori, and other people. Some photographs were made by professional photographers, including …
Pahs and Papas
Edited film produced and directed by C.L Chester in cooperation with Field and Stream magazine. A group of tourists visit a Maori village on the Wanganui River. Activities in the village include basket making, weaving, carving, dancing and demonstrating a fierce face. Legacy Keywords: Weaving ; Basket making ; Carving ; Dance ; Body …
Barbara B. Smith film of Rapa Nui dance at the South Pacific Festival of Arts
Footage of the 1976 South Pacific Festival of the Arts held in New Zealand shows dances from Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and other Pacific Islands. Footage was shot by Barbara B. Smith. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture …
William McCloskey Fishing and World Fisheries Photographic Collection
The collection consists primarily of photographic slides taken by McCloskey while aboard commerical fishing vessels. The photographs were taken in bodies of water spanning the globe, including those off the coasts of Japan, New Zealand, Alaska, New England, Canada, Norway, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Burma, Chile, Peru, the …
Joseph Ross Travel Film Collection
Little is known about the filmmaker Joseph Ross He travelled extensively and also had an intense interest in gardens and gardening. The films reflect these interests. Although most document his travels, several were shot around his home of gardens being planted and mature gardens.
Janet Longcope photographs of world travels
4,000 Color slides (circa)
Photographs made by Janet Longcope during trips to countries around the world. They depict landscapes, buildings, markets, dances, agriculture, arts and crafts, ceremonies, children, cooking, musicians, and transportation. Locations depicted include Afghanistan, Australia, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Cambodia, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Greece, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Hong Kong …
Sir Edmund Hillary Autograph
One sheet bearing Hillary's signature, along with a line drawing of two figures climbing a mountain, both in black ink.
Division of Archaeology Miscellaneous Photographs
Jochelson, Waldemar I.
Bernheimer, Charles L.
Colburn, Burnham S.
The material consists mostly of photographic prints. A few negatives, photomechanical prints, tintypes, drawings, newspaper clippings, notes, and letters are also included. Much of the material is annotated. In part, the file was assembled for or relates to many accessions and cataloging units of the division. The material was received …