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Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :He kahu mauri, a NZ kite. Persons having a crick or rheumatism find the creeping through the hole very efficacious. The crick stone ... [1840s?]

Reference Number: NON-ATL-0054

In the upper part of the drawing, a Maori kite in the shape of a stylised bird. The lower half shows two drawings of a large circular stone, similar to a millstone in shape, with a central hole. According to the accompanying text it was thought to have curative powers. It was set between two other stones, and on longer days the sun cast the shadow of one stone through the hole onto the third stone.

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1 image, related to Rev Richard Taylor, Kites, Rheumatism, Rongoa, Maori - Games and Astronomy.

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Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :He kahu mauri, a NZ kite. Persons having a crick or rheumatism find the creeping through the hole very efficacious. The crick stone ... [1840s?], Reference Number NON-ATL-0054 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s)Photograph of a drawing in ink & wash?. Single art work

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