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Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Domestic sketches. George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 59, 1847.

Reference Number: PUBL-0014-59

A group of scenes inside a pa with explanatory text on the opposite page, paraphrased as follows: 1.[Top centre] A sketch a Kaitote on the Waikato showing a cooking house with a couple of elderly women, seated on the ground outside, performing the hongi. 2. [Top left] An aged woman of Te Mutu making a basket of the leaves of the tawara (Freycinetia Banksii). 3. [Top right] A slave woman preparing potatoes by scraping them with a mussel shell. 4. [Centre] Interior of a house at Rangihaeata's pa at Porirua, with women engaged in manufacturing flax garments. 5. [Bottom left] Tangi or crying of welcome; also Hongi detail on the right. Both sketches from life, were made near Taupiri, on the Waikato River.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Lithographs, related to J W Giles, Plimmerton, Taupiri, Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Pa - New Zealand - Waikato Region, Maori - Food, Maori - Food containers, Maori - Social life and customs, Wood-carving, Maori and Maori - Weaving.

Part of:
Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847., Reference Number PUBL-0014 (35 digitised items)

Extent: 1 colour art print(s)Tinted lithograph, hand-coloured 550 x 360 mm. Single art work

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