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Te Raparaha, chief of the Kawias, watercolour by R. Hall, c. 1840s cropped (cropped)

Te Raparaha, chief of the Kawias, watercolour by R. Hall, c. 1840s cropped (cropped)

 
 
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A profile head and shoulders portrait of the Ngāti Toa chief Te Rauparaha, wearing a cloak, a pohoi ear ornament (made from albatross feathers), and a feather in his hair. He has full moko (facial tattoo). Thought to be copy after Isaac Coates. cf similar portrait in the Peabody Museum, Salem, Mass., and ATL
Hall, R., fl 1840s :Te Raparaha, chief of the Kawias. [184-]
Reference Number: A-114-047
Shows a profile head and shoulders portrait of the Ngati Toa chief Te Rauparaha, wearing a cloak, shell earring, and feather in his hair. He has full moko.
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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ethnographic images and Portraits, related to d Te Rauparaha, R Hall, Isaac Coates, Ngati Toa, Rangatira, Whatu kakahu, Men, Maori, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.
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Hall, R., fl 1840s :Te Raparaha, chief of the Kawias. [184-], Reference Number A-114-047 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 197 x 135 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.
Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005976)

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1843 - 1849
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