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[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1816?-1854 :The warrior chieftains of New Zealand. [1846]

Reference Number: C-012-019

Shows Harriet, (Heke's wife), Hone Heke and Kawiti. Harriet (Hariata) is on the left in a European skirt, a Maori cloak worn as a stole around her upper body and tied at the waist, leaning on Heke's shoulder. Heke stands centrally, holding a rifle and wearing a short checked flax and feather cloak and flax skirt. His uncle Kawiti is on the right in a flax cloak, holding a taiaha.

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1 image, related to Hariata Rongo, Te Ruki Kawiti, Joseph Jenner Merrett, Hone Wiremu Heke Pokai, Rangatira, Women, Maori and Men, Maori.

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[Merrett, Joseph Jenner] 1816?-1854 :The warrior chieftains of New Zealand. [1846], Reference Number C-012-019 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour 558 x 460 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-001806)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [title in ink]

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