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[Williams, John] d. 1905 :Stern of a canoe. Auckland, N.Z. [ca 1845]

Reference Number: A-079-015

The elaborately carved stern of a large waka, hauled up on a beach with cliffs behind to the left. In front of the canoe sits a Maori man in front of a small fire. He holds a pipe in his left hand and is draped in a blanket or woven flax garment. He has short hair and full facial moko. A gourd sits on the ground on the far side of the fire, and behind the man is a large pile of flax kete, with a cloak draped across the top

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Wash drawings, related to John Williams, Auckland City, Maori kete, Gourds, Waka, Drainage pipes, Wood-carving, Maori, Maori - Moko and Fires.

Part of:
[Williams, John] d. 1905 :Stern of a canoe. Auckland, N.Z. [ca 1845], Reference Number A-079-015 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Sepia ink and wash, 367 x 253 mm. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-011180)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom left: title in ink

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