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Lindauer, Gottfried, 1839-1926 :Mrs Ngahui RangitaKaiwaho of Wairarapa. Dec 21st 1880.

Reference Number: G-515

Shows a head and shoulders portrait of a young slim Maori woman wearing a large tiki around her neck, shark tooth earrings, and two huia feathers in her hair, which hangs in long ringlets.Note accompanying the work reads: "The greenstone tiki worn in this portrait was buried with the subject, while the braid and earrings were Lindauer's own props used in some of his other portraits". (AT 10/14, 10 May 2001). Gretchen Sheffield a former owner (AT 10/14, 17 May 2001) states that Lindauer supplied the earrings, feathers, and twill garment but the tiki and gold chain were owned personally by the Princess.See Maori Land Court Wairarapa minute book no 8, (25 July 1888) pages 153-154, where she states that she lives at Papawai and Te Manihera Rangitakaiwaho was her husband.Note from John Mohi (AT 10/14, 2 May 2001): "This subject has whakapapa to the whanau of Manihera, Gillies and Jury".

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, Portraits and Oil paintings, related to Gottfried Lindauer, Ngahui Rangitakaiwaho, Maata Hirini, Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, Huia, Hairstyles, Pounamu, Hei Tiki, Women, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

Part of:
Lindauer, Gottfried, 1839-1926 :Mrs Ngahui RangitaKaiwaho of Wairarapa. Dec 21st 1880., Reference Number G-515 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 oil(s)Oil on canvas, 625 x 520 mm.. Single art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - [Signed, entitled and dated Dec 21st 1880]

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