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Strutt, William 1825-1915 :The Maori war dance [1855 or 1856]

Reference Number: E-453-f-001

Nine Maori men engaged in a haka with a mixture of Maori and European weapons and clothing. A large low rock in the foreground, and three carved canoe prows drawn up, suggesting a beach location at New Plymouth

Key terms:
1 image, related to William Strutt, New Plymouth, Waka, Weapons, Maori, Wood-carving, Maori and Haka.

Part of:
Strutt, William 1825-1915 :A collection of drawings in water colour ink and pencil illustrative of the scenery and early life of settlers and Maoris of New Zealand. 1855-1863. 2nd series., Reference Number E-453-f (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and wash 200 x 295 mm. Single art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-006766)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: title; also lower left, signature: William Strutt. Both inscriptions in ink

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