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Portrait of Ngatau Omahuru also known as William Fox, 1868

Reference Number: PA2-2494

Studio portrait of Ngatau Omahuru also known as William Fox. Photographed by William James Harding in 1868

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Portraits, Albumen photoprints and Cartes de visite, related to Ngatau Omahuru, Nga Ruahine, Children, Maori and Boys - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Portrait of Ngatau Omahuru also known as William Fox, Reference Number PA2-2494 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Albumen print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Son of Te Karere and Hinewai Omahuru of the Nga Ruahine Iwi. Became a captive of war in 1868 and was ultimatly adopted by William Fox, New Zealand politician and Prime Minister. (Info from "The Fox Boy"; Peter Walker; Bloomsbury; 2001)

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - The nephew of Te To Kuraru a rebel who [laid the pack] tasted the flesh of the white man and it was good. This boys parents were both shot and he was found in a hut all alone and was brought to town. Went to school and named William Fox

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