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[Strutt, William] 1825-1915 :Driving spear in ground with great fury. The tongue put out and extended to its utmost capacity in the war dance. These positions of the war dance were given me by a Taranaki Maori and sketched right off. Taranaki - N. Z. Ad v

Reference Number: E-452-f-013-2

Sketches from life of different aspects of the haka, showing the tongue protruding and three different standing gestures, including one in which a spear is driven into the ground.

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1 image, categorised under Watercolours, related to New Plymouth and Haka.

Part of:
[Strutt, William] 1825-1915 :[Studies for Maori war dance. 1855 or 1856], Reference Number E-452-f-013 (3 digitised items)
Strutt, William 1825-1915 :A collection of drawings in water colour ink and pencil illustrative of the scenery and early life of settlers and Maoris of New Zealand. 1855-1863. 1st series., Reference Number E-452-f (21 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Pencil and wash, 140 x 223 mm. Single art work

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