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Studio portrait of Mere (Mary) Tahana wearing a Korowai Karure, circular hoop earrings, and (what appears to be) feather on the crown of her head. She has a chin moko.
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Daughter of Mary Bishop ('Timandra') and Wiremu Tahana, Hua Block. Married Kum Sing.Died early twenties probably tuberculosis as father. Buried with son Louis in Te Henui Cemetery.

- Caro Mundt

Posted on 03-12-2014 23:17:11