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[Taylor, Richard], 1805-1873 :A dead whale (humpback fish) at Tohora nui with Tareha - about 100 natives assembled to eat it. Length 33 ft. July 5th 1841. Rorqualis antarctica. Cuvier.

Reference Number: E-296-q-025-1

A dead humpback whale ashore with a Maori man holding an implement at its head. To the right, in the background, a group of Maori is seated around a fire, presumably cooking whale meat. In the left background is a low hill with a food storage platform on top

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Sketches and Wash drawings, related to Kaiwaka, Maori - Food and Whales.

Part of:
Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860., Reference Number E-296-q (137 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.Pencil, pen and ink, 86 x 152 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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