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Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :A tangi at Matapihi 1864.

Reference Number: A-080-016

Shows a tangi, with a small crowd gathered outside the front of a whare, around a body in white cloak. In left foreground is a Maori with feather cloak, spear, and facial moko. Beyond him a woman with a small child is seated on the ground. Other figures sit and stand.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ethnographic images, related to Richard Wallace, Horatio Gordon Robley, Illustrated London News (Newspaper), Dunbar Sloane Ltd, Matapihi, Ngai Te Rangi, Maori - Carved houses, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
Robley, Horatio Gordon 1840-1930 :A tangi at Matapihi 1864., Reference Number A-080-016 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour and ink 197 x 294 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001027)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: H. G. Robley; Recto - bottom right: A TANGI at / 1864 Matapihi; Verso - top centre: family / Tangi over a woman / Matapihi Bay of Plenty / Decr 1864.; Verso - centre: There was a tangi / over a warriors spear I drew / Sepr 1864; Verso - bottom centre: Reproduced in "Illustrated London news" 17 Feb.1866.

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