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Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 :Provision House; Otumatua Pah, Cape Egmont. [1841]

Reference Number: A-146-009

Shows ornately carved frontage of storehouse on two poles, with notched climbing pole for access. In left background sit a Maori man and women with cooking pot and dog in front of whare. There is a wooden enclosure fence with carved posts at right, and bags of food (kumara?) are stacked beneath the storehouse.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Ethnographic images, related to Charles Heaphy, New Zealand Company Drawing Portfolio D, New Zealand Company, Otumatua Pa, Cape Egmont, Taranaki (Taranaki Iwi), Maori - Pa - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Maori - Food, Dogs, Kumara, Maori - Carved houses, Maori - Pataka and Ladders.

Part of:
Heaphy, Charles, 1820-1881 :Provision House; Otumatua Pah, Cape Egmont. [1841], Reference Number A-146-009 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 315 x 260 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-002087)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Title]; Recto - bottom right: Chas Heaphy; Recto - bottom left: Portfolio D; Recto - top centre: [New Zealand Company stamp]: Mar 23 1842

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