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Sutcliffe, J, fl 1840s-1850s :Pahe-A-Rance, the New Zealand chief. B Burns. [Drawn] from life [by] J. Sutcliffe. York, Printed by W. Monkhouse, [1849 or 1850?].

Reference Number: B-110-061-a

Shows Barnet Burns, a European, in Maori costume and with his head heavily tattooed. He wears a feather cloak, short fringed skirt, and laced sandals, and has an axe tucked into his belt. His shoulder length hair is partially bound in a topknot, with feathers standing up from it. He wears a tiki around his neck, and holds a taiaha in his right hand. At the left a dog sits on the ground beside him.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Lithographs, related to Barnet Burns, Kenneth Athol Webster, J Sutcliffe, W Monkhouse, York, Axes, Taiaha, Kahu huruhuru, Dogs, Men's clothing, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.

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Sutcliffe, J, fl 1840s-1850s :Pahe-A-Rance, the New Zealand chief. B Burns. [Drawn] from life [by] J. Sutcliffe. York, Printed by W. Monkhouse, [1849 or 1850?]., Reference Number B-110-061-a (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Tinted lithograph, 383 x 266 mm, on trimmed sheet 400 x 288 mm.. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: Barnet Burns gave lectures in Britain during a visit from New Zealand. The first lecture mentioned on NZBN was in 1842. A book reproducing a version of this portrait, was published in 1850.

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-004583)

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