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Illustrated London news :War dance of the Ngaiterangi. Native games at Te Papa Camp, Tauranga, New Zealand [1865]... after Lieutenant H. Robley. (London, 1866)

Reference Number: PUBL-0033-1866-417

A large group of Maori men performing a haka, shown at a moment of leaping in the air. They are carrying a mixture of muskets and spears, and dressed in mixed European and Maori clothing. They are observed by a group of European and Maori men and women, with the artist's self portrait sketching near the centre in the foreground. In the background are low hills of Tauranga with several European buildings and a few military tents.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wood engravings, related to Horatio Gordon Robley, Te Papa Camp, Illustrated London News (Newspaper), Tauranga, Ngai Te Rangi, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region, Dwellings - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Military camps - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Soldiers - New Zealand - Waikato Region, New Zealand Wars, 1860-1872 - Campaigns - Waikato-Tauranga, Artists, Audiences, Weapons, Maori and Haka.

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Illustrated London news :War dance of the Ngaiterangi. Native games at Te Papa Camp, Tauranga, New Zealand [1865]... after Lieutenant H. Robley. (London, 1866), Reference Number PUBL-0033-1866-417 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 160 x 225 mm. Single art work

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