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Clarke, Cuthbert Charles 1819-1863 :The stage erected to contain the food at the feast given by the native chiefs, Bay of Islands, September 1849

Reference Number: B-030-007

An enormous open hakari, or wooden construction, with flags flying from poles on the top and people climbing up its sides, seated beneath it, and moving around its base. A long low whare is in the foreground, with another at right angles to it, and piles of food are on the ground with the whole enclosed by a low fence.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to Sir George Grey, Cuthbert Charles Clarke, Russell, Flags - New Zealand - Northland Region, Feasts, Maori - Food, Maori - Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Whanau and Flax.

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Clarke, Cuthbert Charles 1819-1863 :The stage erected to contain the food at the feast given by the native chiefs, Bay of Islands, September 1849, Reference Number B-030-007 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 302 x 427 mm. Single 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-005913)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Cuthbert Clarke del. September 1849; Recto - bottom right: title in ink [not in the hand of Cuthbert Clarke]

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