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[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Mausoleum of E Tohi, the sister of Rauparaha, on the Island of Mana, in Cook's Straits. 1844]

Reference Number: A-020-018

A fenced structure set in a bush clearing. The structure has elaborately carved and painted posts and a cross beam at the front and a carved lean-to structure behind. Taller posts can be seen in the distance. The drawing is unfinished and mostly pencil, with watercolour only on the carved sections of the mausoleumCarved by Te Rangihaeata (Ngati Toa) on the death of his mother Waitohi, the elder sister of Te Rauparaha, to house her remains.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to d Te Rauparaha, d Te Rangihaeata, d Waitohi, Mana Island, Ngati Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngati Toa, Maori - Rites and ceremonies, Wood-carving, Maori and Maori - Funeral customs and rites.

Part of:
[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Bound pages from Sketchbook 1844], Reference Number A-020-BOUND (18 digitised items)
[Angas, George French] 1822-1886 :[Sketchbook 1844], Reference Number A-020 (22 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and watercolour 182 x 309 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Mana Island. 1844(DFP-006524)

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