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Barry, James :[The Rev Thomas Kendall and the Maori chiefs Hongi and Waikato] 1820

Reference Number: G-618

Waikato on the left, Hongi Hika in the centre, both standing and wearing kiwi feather cloaks and flax skirts, both carrying mere and Hongi with taiaha as well. The Reverend Thomas Kendall is seated on the right

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1 image, categorised under Portraits and Oil paintings, related to Thomas Kendall, James Barry, Hongi Hika, Hohaia Parata ca Waikato, London, Ngapuhi, Missionaries, Men, Maori, Weapons, Maori and Maori - Clothing.

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Barry, James :[The Rev Thomas Kendall and the Maori chiefs Hongi and Waikato] 1820, Reference Number G-618 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 oil(s)Oil on canvas 720 x 920 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: James Barry was a lay member of the C.M.S., and treasurer of its Durham Office, 1833-1846. He was commissioned by the Society to paint this portrait and the portraits of Tuhi and Titore. See Binney, Judith. The legacy of guilt ... (920 KEN) p.63; see also Proceedings of the C.M.S., 1818- (Serials stack, PRO). See also Artists Biographies Index for details of correspondence about this and other work by James Barry. See Artists' File for copy of CMS minutes resolving that Barry be asked to paint the portrait, minutes dated October 30 1820.

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

Other copies available: Colour printIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000312)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - According to the catalogue card for this item, there is a note on the back. It is currently covered by the backing board. Possibly a historical note.; Recto - bottom right: J. Barry 1820

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