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0196 Hilke Thode-Arora, The Romanticized Māori

The impact of cartes de visite, photographs and postcards sent overseas in large numbers must have been immense, creating and perpetuating stereotyped images of Māori people. However, the 1890s brought an increasing acceptance and appropriation of photographs by Māori people themselves […].

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0191 Stephen Turner, The Currency of Gottfried Lindauer’s Māori Portraits

This article addresses the relations between painting, photography and settler colonialism in the nineteenth century through Lindauer's Māori portraits: While commissioners and curators of his Māori portraits situate his paintings within a metropolitan regime of evaluation which is underpinned by distance and debt, the portraits are also vehicles for currency of another kind […].

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