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Church Missionary Quarterly Papers :Tooi, a late chief of New Zealand / G Peek sc. 1826. [London, Church Missionary Society, 1849].

Reference Number: E-296-q-104-1

Shows the chief in a short fabric skirt and feather cloak, holding a taiaha in his right hand. He has a mere tucked into his belt and wears three feathers in his hair.Probably derived from the painting of Tooi by James Barry (at ATL G-608) for the features of the head, but with the figure and clothing taken from the central figure of Hongi Hika in James Barry's ["The Rev Thomas Kendall and the Maori chiefs Hongi Hika and Waikato. 1820"], held at ATL G-618.

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1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, Portraits and Wood engravings, related to G Peek, Louis Auguste de Sainson, James Barry, Hongi Hika, Tuai, Church Missionary Society, Ngapuhi, Patu, Taiaha, Kahu huruhuru, Rangatira and Men, Maori.

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Church Missionary Quarterly Papers :Tooi, a late chief of New Zealand / G Peek sc. 1826. [London, Church Missionary Society, 1849]., Reference Number E-296-q-104-1 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, 180 x 110 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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