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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Rauparaha. Chief Capiti. &c. &c. Principal chief of all New Zealand. [1843?]

Reference Number: A-286-012

Head and shoulders profile portrait of the Ngati Toa war chief Te Rauparaha wearing an albatross feather (pohoi toroa) earring in his left ear. Almost certainly drawn in Nelson between 10 & 14 March 1843

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Watercolours and Portraits, related to d Te Rauparaha, Isaac Coates, Nelson City, Ngati Toa, Rangatira and Men, Maori.

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[Coates, Isaac] 1808-1878 :Rauparaha. Chief Capiti. &c. &c. Principal chief of all New Zealand. [1843?], Reference Number A-286-012 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Watercolour & gum arabic 257 x 192 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

Historical Notes: See; Minson, Marian. Art as evidence : the enigma of the Nelson Maori portraits. In: Turnbull Library Record, v.23, no.1 May 1990, p.47-67 for further information

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-000106)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - bottom right: Title

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