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Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III - Sketch made by William Francis Robert Gordon, 1880

Reference Number: PA1-o-423-10-4

Carte-de-visite portrait of Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III, a copy of an 1880 sketch by William Francis Robert Gordon, taken ca 1880s by an unknown photographer. Location of original unknown.

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Albumen photoprints, related to William Francis Robert Gordon and Erueti Te Whiti-o-Rongomai III.

Part of:
Preston, G M :Album of Maori photographs, Reference Number PA1-o-423 (13 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print 9.1 x 6.2 cm in corner mounts on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: W F Gordon attended a meeting at Parihaka in 1880. Te Whiti requested that no likenesses be taken, but Gordon did not want to waste the opportunity, so, during the proceedings, sketched a likeness of the prophet on his shirtsleeve. He later re-drew this, filling in remembered details. It was said to be a good likeness. Source of infotrmation: ATL Pam 1927, Parihaka Meeting House.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Te Whiti

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