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Polack, Joel Samuel, 1807-1882 :Cemetery or wai tapu in the River Hokianga. [London, Richard Bentley, 1838]

Reference Number: PUBL-0115-1-138

View above the Hokianga Harbour, probably about 1836, showing a fenced graveyard area with carved canoes upright in the ground as memorials, a horizontal carving of two people on a pole, two other carved figures and a man holding a taiaha. Several canoes on the harbour in the background, two with triangular sails. A clump of tree ferns to the left. European buildings can be seen in the distance to the left.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Aquatints, related to Joel Samuel Polack, Hokianga Harbour, Dwellings - New Zealand - Northland Region, Urupa, Waka, Tree ferns, Weapons, Maori and Wood-carving, Maori.

Part of:
Polack, Joel Samuel, 1807-1882 :New Zealand ; being a narrative of travels and adventures during a residence in that country during the years 1831 and 1837. London, Richard Bentley, 1838., Reference Number PUBL-0115 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Aquatint, 91 x 136 mm. Art works

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