This magnificent and weighty book documents 2351 tangao Maori in the British Museum ... an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in the material culture of Maori.
    Taranaki Daily News

    Maori collections of the British Museum

    SKU: cmc25947

    £75.00 Members' price *

    About

    The British Museum holds the largest Maori collections outside New Zealand, including some items of major artistic and cultural significance. This important book contains a substantial introduction including a history of the study of Maori material culture in Britain and New Zealand and a history of the BM collection and how it was acquired. This is followed by a detailed catalogue describing over 2,300 items – including woodcarvings, model canoes and paddles, domestic equipment, cloaks, baskets and bags, jewellery, musical instruments, ceremonial objects, fishing and hunting equipment, tools, weapons, and modern ceramics – an appendix listing collectors, donors and vendors, a glossary, and about 340 photographs illustrating approximately 500 objects.

    Specification

    Product code: cmc25947
    ISBN: 9780714125947
    Number of pages: 336 pages
    llustrations: 300 b/w illus 40 colour plates
    Publication date: Spring 2010
    Weight: 1.991kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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