Digitised Image

Williams, John, d 1905 :The war dance. 1859.

Reference Number: PUBL-0144-1-front

Shows a group of Maori men performing the haka. They are all jumping in the air simultaneously, grimacing, and holding their rifles diagonally across their chests with their right hands.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images and Wood engravings, related to John Williams, Waimate North, Gesture in dance, Men, Maori, Weapons, Maori and Haka.

Part of:
Thomson, Arthur Saunders, 1817?-1860 :The story of New Zealand (London, John Murray, 1859)., Reference Number PUBL-0144 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 150 x 230 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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