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Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Herald, or Peace-maker. London, lithographed and published by R. Martin & Co [1838].

Reference Number: PUBL-0015-01-1

Shows a head and shoulders portrait of a herald, whose "sole occupation is to carry messages between hostile chiefs, to prevent hostile meetings, and to bring about treaties of peace. His person is held sacred under all circumstances". He wears moko, a beard around the jawline, a feather hanging from his ear, and a blanket around his shoulders.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits and Lithographs, related to Augustus Earle, Pakanga, Men, Maori, Diplomats, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.

Part of:
Earle, Augustus 1793-1838 :Sketches illustrative of the Native Inhabitants and Islands of New Zealand from original drawings by Augustus Earle Esq, Draughtsman of H. M. S. "Beagle". London, Lithographed and Published under the auspices of the New Zealan, Reference Number PUBL-0015 (8 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Lithograph, hand-coloured, 249 x 193 mm.. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use digital copy in preference to original.

Other copies available: Colour laser copyIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-005650)

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