Kōrero: Anthropology and archaeology

William Henry Skinner at Te Koru pā, Ōakura, 1897

William Henry Skinner at Te Koru pā, Ōakura, 1897

Ethnologist William Skinner learned the Māori language and developed his interest in Māori culture while working as a surveyor. He was a founding member of the Polynesian Society, along with fellow surveyors Edward Tregear and S. Percy Smith. Here, Skinner is standing in front of the stone revetting lining the terrace walls of Te Koru , by the Ōakura River in Taranaki, in 1897.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Puke Ariki - Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PHO2008-1665
Photograph by Augustus Hamilton

This item must not be copied or reproduced in any print or electronic media without the prior permission of Puke Ariki Museum and Library. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Anthropology and archaeology - Colonial anthropology and archaeology, 1840 to 1890', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44408/william-henry-skinner-at-te-koru-pa-oakura-1897 (accessed 2 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014