Category Archives: New Zealand

Maori people of New Zealand in 1840.

Hua Hua. Traditional Maori costumes. New Zealand clothing. Oceanian people

Peoples from Hua Hua. Maori people of New Zealand

Maori people of New Zealand in 1840.

Above: Peoples from Hua Hua. Below: Maori people of New Zealand.

From the book: Natural History and pictures of the people and the different races and tribes according to the latest discoveries and most exquisite original research, edited by HR Schinz. Honeggersche Lithographic Institute, 3. Advanced ed. 1845 Zurich.

A Maori lady in full dress. Auckland New Zealand.

Maori costume. Traditional New Zealand clothing. native face tattoo

Maori woman from New Zealand

A Maori lady in full dress. Auckland New Zealand.

With greenstone ornament and club.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.

A Samoan chief in full ceremonial costume.

Samoan chief ceremonial dress. Traditional Oceania native costume.

Samoan chief in ceremonial dress

A Samoan chief in full ceremonial costume.

Plaques of mother-of-pearls form the chief ornaments in the front of the head-dress, while the collar is of sperm-whale teeth. Apia, Samoa.

From the book: Living Races of Mankind. A popular illustrated account of the customs, habits, pursuits, feasts, and ceremonies of the races of mankind throughout the world by Henry Neville Hutchinson (1856-1927), John Walter Gregory and Richard Lydekke. Published by Hutchinson & Co. Paternoster Row, London 1902.