Artist unknown :[The return of Hongi. 1860s]
Reference Number: A-172-037
Shows a large returning war canoe decorated with severed heads - January, 1819 - after a taua led by Hongi Hika had ravaged Bay of Plenty and East Cape tribes. A second large canoe can be seen in the background.
Artist unknown :[The return of Hongi. 1860s], Reference Number A-172-037 (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Gouache on card, 184 x 360 mm. Single art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005793)
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