Seven Carte de Vistes of Maori Peoples, New Zealand, ca. 1860's
Lot 88
Seven Carte de Vistes of Maori Peoples, New Zealand, ca. 1860s
Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Seven Carte de Vistes of Maori Peoples, New Zealand, ca. 1860s
Albumen prints
each 2 1/2in (6.4cm) by 4in (10cm)

Between the 1860s and 1880s, collecting cartes de visites became popular as multiple copies could be produced and they were easy to mail to families and friends living in other countries. European curiosity with the South Pacific cultures created a lucrative market for images of the Maori people.
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