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Artist unknown :Tacouri. Pl[ate] 2. [1783].

Reference Number: PUBL-0150-002

Shows a portrait of the back view of Tacouri (a Te Hikutuu chief, aka Te Kauri, Tacoury), a tattooed man, wearing feathers in his hair, and holding a blanket or cloak in front of him. The tattooing is on the buttocks and legs. (Identified in Anne Salmond's "Two worlds" (1991), page 373).This work is from an original drawing by an unknown artist on Marion Dufresne's voyage, 1772 (it also bears similarities to a drawing of Ranginui, a Ngaitahu chief, with tattooed buttock, by Pottier de L'Orme, on de Surville's 1769 voyage).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings and Ethnographic images, related to Jean Pottier de l'Horme, d Ranginui, Te Kauri, Ngapuhi, Rangatira, Men, Maori, Maori - Clothing and Maori - Moko.

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Artist unknown :Tacouri. Pl[ate] 2. [1783]., Reference Number PUBL-0150-002 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving on page of bound volume.. Vertical imageSingle art work

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