This daguerreotype of sisters Caroline and Sarah Barrett, daughters of Englishman Dicky Barrett and his wife Wakaiwa Rawinia, granddaughter of paramount Te Āti Awa chief Tautara, was taken by Lawson Insley in late 1852 or early 1853. It is one of the earliest known photographic portraits of Māori.
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Photograph by Lawson Insley
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