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Artist unknown :A direction of a native letter with an imitation of the Queen's stamp representing King Matutaera. [1860s].

Reference Number: E-296-q-010-3

Four lines of writing of a postal address, with the head of King Matutaera at the left. The address is "Kia Meteputu / Kei Putiki Waranui / Wahi Whanganui"King Matutaera was Tawhiao who became the second Maori king in 1860.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ethnographic images, Portraits and Ink drawings, related to Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, Wanganui, Rangatira and Postal service - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Taylor, Richard, 1805-1873 :Sketchbook. 1835-1860., Reference Number E-296-q (137 digitised items)

Extent: 1 drawing(s) in sketchbook.Pen and ink, 75 x 160 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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