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[Angas, George French], 1822-1886 :[War dance before the pah of Ohinemutu, near Rotorua Lake, 1844] / Working Men's Educational Union WM 43. [1850s or early 1860s. After Joseph Jenner Merrett]

Reference Number: D-010-001

After George French Angas' work, the lower half of Plate 53 in his "The New Zealanders illustrated" (London, 1847). Angas copied a drawing by Joseph Jenner Merrett.Shows a group of Maori performing a haka, with raised patu or taiaha, in front of the pa at Ohinemutu. Canoes are pulled up at the left foreground. Roofs of whare and pataka are visible over the wooden palisades of the pa.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, related to George French Angas, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Working Men's Educational Union, Ohinemutu Pa (Rotorua), Ohinemutu, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Patu, Religion - Study and teaching, Waka - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Men, Maori and Haka.

Part of:
Working Men's Educational Union :[Missionary wall pictures]. - London ; Working Men's Educational Union, [1850s?], Reference Number D-010-001/014 (4 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Printed calico (hand-col.) 900 x 1188 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006434)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - stamp of the Union and the number 43

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